Reclaim your Digital Privacy: Encryption Workshop

January 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Norris Thomlinson

Learn some important facts about how and why encryption is used; hear common misconceptions about encryption as well as ways in which your privacy is being breached. Then, with Norris’ assistance, install easy-to-use programs to protect yourself against these threats.

This is primarily a how-to course so bring your devices if they are portable (laptop computers, tablets, cell phones), or be prepared to look over someone’s shoulder. You will learn how to install encryption to protect you when you text message and make phone calls, as well as when you email and instant message/chat.

All operating systems welcome: Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, Android, iPhone/IOS

WHEN: Saturday, January 28th; 2-5pm
WHERE: Kapoho, Big Island (exact location provided upon RSVP)

**Please RSVP for this class as there are a couple of programs you will need to download to prepare for the class based on the type of devices you have and what types of encryption capabilities you need.

** RSVP via email: Please include:
— your name
— the types of devices and their operating system on which you want to install encryption
— specific questions or things you want to learn during the class Norris’ response will include links to sites where you can safely download the programs before you come to the class, and answers to questions you might have about this download process.

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