SMART COMPUTING: INTERNET SAFETY AND COMPUTER TIPS AND TRICKS

7:00 pm

Thursday, April 15

Senior Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave.

Presented by the Livingston Technology Committee

Open to the community at no charge

What are the bad guys doing with your online information? Find out the latest about steps you should take to protect yourself from computer scams, identity theft and other online safety/security issues from FBI Special Agent Ryan Brogan.

Then, relax and have fun using the computer and Internet! Discover how you can translate documents, look up an address, take online classes, find your house on Google Earth, email your grandchildren, share information and photos with family and friends, and much more.

FBI Special Agent Ryan Brogan, a member of the Newark Division Cyber Squad, will be introduced by Phil Chaiklin, owner of High Tech Depot, a firm that works with security and technology issues. The second part of the program will be given by Gene Fitzpatrick, a retired Oracle database administrator at Novartis, and Cindylu Pierce, a project manager at Novartis with 30 years experience in IT.

"Members of the Technology Committee - community volunteers and Township staff with expertise in computing and technical issues - will be present to assist with questions and answers from the audience," said Ellen Lazer, chair of the Committee and webmaster of the Town website, www.livingstonnj.org. "In fact, if you have a technical question, email it to us NOW at livtech@livingstonnj.org. We look forward to assisting the community."