Welcome to the Ottawa
PC Users' Group (OPCUG). We are a not-for-profit organization located
in Ottawa, Ontario. Our motto is Users
Helping Users, a task we have
undertaken for more than 35 years.
The OPCUG conference areas have moved to Google Groups. Here's
how to sign up.
We have moved! As
of September, we are at our new venue at the Riverside United
Church near Mooney's Bay.
Marketing Fraud and Cybercrime Awareness For Seniors
Brock Godfrey, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, North Bay
This is a presentation developed by the RCMP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre
covering Mass Marketing Fraud, Identity Theft, Romance and other scams
– and how to avoid them. Nearly 80 percent of mass marketing fraud is
conducted by organized crime groups and is currently the second most
common criminal activity funding terrorist activities.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Topic: #PasswordPhrasing, the Easy, Silly, Secure & Safe Technique for the People
Speaker: Lawrence Patterson; IT Manager / ISSO / ITIL & ordinary computer guy
is all about making it easier for individuals to manage their
passwords. Lawrence will review the changing landscape of keeping our
lives secure by evangelizing our individualism, showing how typing the
same set of characters can be bring an inner smile as well as
thoughtful techniques that’ll focus less on the complexity and more on
how we each think.
Acknowledging that the password advice has
varied significantly in last couple of years and expecting to change
further in the coming months / years, Lawrence will explore the
challenges and discuss why #PasswordPhrasing importance to all of us.
All the while making the connection between passwords and footwear.
Meetings page for more
details and updates.
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