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Marshall to host cyber safety summit

Oct. 27, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University is sponsoring a cyber safety summit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse and the Memorial Student Center.

The free event is for adults, college students and those between the ages of 12 and 14.

During the sessions, participants can learn how to prevent cyber bullying, keep themselves and their families safe online, handle the dangers of social media, keep their information and computers safe and identify scams. In addition, they can find out how and why criminals target them and more.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Integrated Science & Technology, the FBI, and the Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence.

To reserve a seat, send an email to sammons17@gapps.marshall.edu.