Cyber Academy

** Our May Spring class for Cyber Academy is currently full **

Spring class: May 3 - May 24, 2016.

Check back in the Fall. 

The crime prevention experts at Peel Regional Police have developed a unique cyber related course for parents, caregivers, educators and other professionals.  The Cyber Academy is delivered over four evenings, 2.5 hours each evening for a total of 10 hours of instruction and is designed to teach participants how to avoid the risks on the following:

  • COMPUTER SECURITY (passwords, home networking, malware, viruses, spam)
  • CYBER-FRAUD   (identity theft, phishing, recognizing a scam)
  • INTERNET CHILD EXPLOITATION  (child pornography ,on-line luring)
  • MEDIA DISTRACTION   (mobile devices, accessing media outside the home, law enforcement perspective)
  • SOCIAL MEDIA  (positive & negative aspects of social media, safer online strategies)
  • CYBER-BULLYING   (bullying on digital mediums, recognizing the signs, resources)
  • MEDIA ADDICTION  (Are you hooked?)

Space is limited on a first come first served basis. Due to some subject matter, registrations are available to anyone 18 years of age & older who live, work or play in Peel Region.

Only registered guests are permitted to attend. Proficiency in th English language is essential & some computer skills are beneficial.

The Cyber Academy is FREE of charge.

Session 1....Tuesday, May 3.....7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 2....Tuesday, May 10 ...7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 3....Tuesday, May 17....7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Session 4....Tuesday, May 24....7:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

* All required sessions must be attended to receive a certificate.*

2016 CYBER Academy poster - May 3 - May 24

Location: All sessions will be held at the Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence at 180 Derry Road East, Mississauga, in the Auditorium.  For map, click here.

Registration is now closed. You can no longer register online for this seminar.

For more information you can contact Cst. Heather Cannon at 905-453-2121 extension 4021 or e-mail cyberproofed@peelpolice.ca