Episode 249

On Cyber Security Awareness Month


October 23rd, 2023

10 mins 26 secs

Season 2

Your Host

About this Episode

October is Cyber Securty Awareness Month in Canada, so this week, Caitlin Plant, Program Manager at Distress and Crisis Ontario, shares some tips on how to "Step up your Cyber Fitness". She also shares information from getcybersafe.gc.ca on common cyber scams and how to protect yourself. You can learn more at

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