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Westchester PC Users Group
We are a nonprofit computer club located in Westchester County, New York. Our goal is to increase the computer knowledge of our members and our community


General Meetings
 


CYBERSECURITY

November 2, 2017

Keller Williams Realty
120 Bloomingdale Rd.   ****location map****
1st Floor
White Plains, NY 10605



Plan now to attend!
 
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Grace Bonanno, a local college professor, will
explain to us the nature of cybersecurity and the
world of experts and criminals; cybersecurity
criminals versus cybersecurity specialists.

Cybersecurity risks and threats are ever present
in our world today. Network infrastructures and
the Internet are increasingly vulnerable to both
physical and cyber attacks. Since cyber criminals
can access networks from anywhere in the world,
vulnerabilities in our network infrastructure are
being exploited by sophisticated cyber criminals.

A cybersecurity specialist must think and behave
like a cyber criminal; they must possess the
same skills as hackers in order to protect against
attacks. Come and learn to protect your personal,
valuable data.


Oh, and one more thing...................

At every General Meeting we have door prize drawings.

This month's feature prize:

Dell Inspiron 570
Athlon II X4 630
AMD Quad Core 2.8GHz
4GB DDR3 RAM
320GB SATA hard drive
Windows 7 Pro 64-bit (Dell)
Libre Office 5.3.6
DVD-RW drives (2)
Keyboard & Mous

The drawing is open to members only - but non members can easily join at the front desk to be eligible for the drawing. Only $50 per year per family with the winner taking home this computer.



For further information, contact Tom Osbeck at
914-720-1075 or email programs@wpcug.org





Cloud Tools

December 7, 2017 @ 7 p.m

Keller Williams Realty
120 Bloomingdale Rd. ****location map***
White Plains, NY 10605


Plan now to attend!


Praveen Sharma, a local college professor, will present the benefits and details of using several of the popular cloud tools currently available.

He will discuss Dropbox, Box Sync, and Google Drive as well as the various nuances and niches each of these products addresses.

Bring your questions and concerns about using the cloud, which is accessible anywhere the internet is available.


For further information, contact Tom Osbeck at
914-720-1075 or email programs@wpcug.org






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WPCUG - Newsletter


The November 2017 Westchester PC Users Group Newsletter is now online. You can view it here.  Or preview the table of contents. For past newsletters view here.  Please note that while the preview is available to everybody, the complete newsletter is for club members only.




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Operation Clean Slate

In the last several years, the use of malicious software (malware) by online criminals has emerged as a global cybersecurity threat. Of the available intrusion devices, the “bot,” or Web robot, is particularly pervasive, allowing an attacker to take control remotely of a compromised computer or computers. Invisible to victims, these networks, called “botnets,” can include hundreds of thousands of machines around the world, controlled by a cyber criminal, or “bot herder.” . Read more.....





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