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Fraud Watch Network Featured at Cyber Security Forum

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AARP Iowa was a partner in a successful event Sept. 4th in Ames featuring the Fraud Watch Network with the National Cyber Security Alliance. STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Two Steps Ahead: Protect Your Digital Life drew more than 130 people from ISU students to business owners to AARP members as part of a 10-city tour on activating security features available on many of the web’s most popular sites.

Senator Chuck Grassley, Attorney General Tom Miller and ISU President Stephen Leath opened the event. Review Senator Grassley’s comments here. The morning session included a hands-on demonstration on how to step up personal security on sites like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and LinkedIn. Learn more about the Two-Step method they advocated here.

The event ended with a panel discussion with guests from the Federal Trade Commission, Iowa State University, the Better Business Bureau and The Members Group.  Read the Ames Daily Campus report on the event here.  As a reminder, please take a minute to register yourself on AARP’s Fraud Watch to keep up with the latest scams in your area, so you can protect yourself and your family.
And if you spot suspicious activity, tell us about it so we can warn others at www.aarp.org/fraudwatch.

 

 

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