Important information will help computer users make their online experience smart, safe and secure during a free consumer safety workshop at University Place Pierce County Library, 3609 Market Place W., on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Participants will learn how to shop smart, surf safely and secure their identity online. The class will provide tips to help keep personal information secure, choose strong passwords, connect safely on social networks and find reputable local services.
Essential safety steps will help protect consumers from cyber threats, email dangers, phishing and other online scams. The workshop will share best practices for malware, as well as website and computer safety.
Protecting credit creates special challenges online. Class members will explore ways to obtain a free credit report and correct problems on their credit report.
Registration required. Register at the library or online @ www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar