FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 22, 2012
Contact: Dave Wellman, Director of Communications (304) 696-7153
Cyber safety summit takes place Oct. 30 at Marshall University
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University is sponsoring a free cyber safety summit beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, according to John Sammons, assistant professor of Integrated Science and Technology and director of the Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence.
The summit will take place in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse and the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is for adults, college students and younger students aged 12-14.
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, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.