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Cyber Skills on WROC-TV 8

HSMI seminar presenter Deb Dwyer shared with viewers on WROC TV 8's Wake Up Rochester early Monday morning some cyber tips that she'll be presenting during her Wednesday seminar. Check out the video at <<>> ... here's the story from their Web site:

Electronic technology is second nature to young people; however, just like learning proper safety precautions in walking home from school, students need to learn safe surfing and usage.

To teach them, adults can learn more about Cyber Skills to Protect Our Children at a three-hour training seminar on Wednesday, Jan. 10. Offered through the Homeland Security Management Institute at Monroe Community College, the interactive seminar will discuss various Web sites including MySpace and Facebook; terminology such as common acronyms used online; blogging; text messaging; and IM'ing (sending instant messages).

The seminar, taught by former Greece Police Captain Debra Dwyer, is geared toward parents, educators, school resource officials, police officers, firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, andanyone in the community interested in protecting children's safety.

The $29 seminar starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Public Safety Training Facility, 1190 Scottsville Road in Room 107. Call Sheila Manns at 753.3921 to register by Jan. 5. Or complete and mail in the form online.

Dianne E McConkey
Public Affairs