Use this visual to share and raise awareness about the Newcomer’s Guide to Avoiding Scams and Fraud!
KnowledgeFlow Cybersafety Foundation – One Pager Handout
This one-page handout is perfect for non-profit organizations to refer others for some cybersafety education!
Newcomers: Scams and Fraud Awareness
This guide outlines some of the most common scams that target newcomers to Canada; how to spot them, how to prevent them and what to do if they happen. NonProfit community groups that serve newcomers are welcome to integrate this resource into their language and technology programming.
Guide to Supporting a Victim of Sextortion
This guidebook was created in partnership with Victim Services of Durham Region through project KnowledgeShare. It is intended for both individuals and victim support groups. It includes information on how this scam typically happens, responding to the scammers, and removing images from social media platforms. Also see our Sextortion Scam Awareness Tip Sheet for Teens and our Sextortion Scam Awareness resources for more information.
Sextortion Scam Awareness
Sextortion is a serious form of online exploitation which can target anyone regardless of age, gender or sexual orientation. Scammers either threaten or socially engineer victims into sharing intimate images/video content and then extort payment by threatening to publicly share or post the images/video content. There is support available – you are not alone. See our Extortion Scam Awareness Tip Sheet for Teens and our Guide For Supporting a Victim of Sextortion resources for more information and support.
Sextortion Scam Awareness: Tip Sheet for teens
Sextortion is a serious form of online exploitation which often targets teenagers and young adults. Scammers either threaten or socially engineer victims into sharing intimate images/video content and then extort payment by threatening to publicly share or post the images/video content. It is important for teens to know that there is support available. See our Extortion Scam Tip Sheet and our Guide For Supporting a Victim of Sextortion resources for more information and support.
Managing Privacy During Virtual Family Visits – Toolkit
As the world continues to adapt to the demands of our new reality, in this era of COVID-19 and social distancing, many residents in long-term care homes have turned to the use of various virtual platforms to connect with and keep in touch with loved ones. This toolkit explores unique privacy and security concerns encountered during these virtual visits. It presents practical tools to manage the rapidly evolving privacy threats and mitigate potential losses and misuse of residents’ personal information.
World Password Day
The month of May has World Password Day which takes place on the first Thursday in May.
Fraud Prevention Month
Fraud Prevention Month is an annual campaign that seeks to help you recognize, reject and report fraud.
Safer Internet Day
Over the years, Safer Internet Day has become a landmark event in the online safety calendar.
Data Privacy Week
Canada and many countries around the world celebrate Data Privacy Week the last week of January each year.
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