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The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology (MIST) is seeking to ensure citizens are safe online through the hosting of a series of free half-day workshops entitled: Get Safe Online Barbados.

Spaces are available for Tuesday, August 27, Wednesday, August 28, and Thursday, August 29, in the Ministry’s training room, 4th Floor Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, beginning at 9:00 a.m. each day.

Interested persons may register by using the link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/get-safe-online-barbados-tickets-65810054645.

Topics to be covered at the workshop include:

  • 10 Points – Do and Don’ts on how to keep safe online;
  • Your Data – Data Loss Prevention, Data Breaches/Security Incidents;
  • Your Reputation;
  • Your IT Based Services – Websites/Payment systems;
  • Fraud and Identity Theft.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting Joyann Goddard at 535-1254, or Sophia Bourne at 535-1227. Get Safe Online Barbados is a programme dedicated to providing computer users and businesses with free, independent and user-friendly advice that would allow them to use the internet confidently and safely.


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