Aurora, Illinois Offers Residents a Free Internet Safety Course


(TNS) – The City of Aurora is offering a free home internet safety course for families in honor of October being National Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month.

Now in its 19th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month has the ultimate goal of providing everyone with the information they need to stay safe online, city officials said.

The City’s Department of Information Technology is collaborating with KnowBe4, an internet security awareness training platform, to provide Aurora residents with a free home internet security course designed to help all members family to make informed decisions about Internet use, officials said.

The eight online lessons include passwords, online banking security, protecting your identity, preventing malware, personal information privacy, protecting children online, securing your home network and email and attachment security.

To access the course, go to The password is “homecourse”.

The city also participates in the Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champions Program, a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofits, and individuals committed to promoting online security and privacy awareness, Aurora officials said.

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