To mark Cyber Security Awareness Month, CNPEA, in collaboration with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, hosted a series of webinars in October focusing on online safety and security. Scroll to learn more about these webinars and watch the recordings:

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Cyber Security and Privacy: Key principles and tools for older adults
10 AM Pacific / 1 PM Eastern

Wactch the recording here:

Panel conversation with guests who work to increase digital literacy, safe behaviours online, as well as online privacy and security for older people using technology. ASL interpretation available. Learn more about the event. 

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Kara Brisson-Boivin, Ph.D. Sociology (she/her/elle), Director of Research, MediaSmarts
  • Lisa Kearney, Founder and CEO, Women CyberSecurity Society and International Women in Cyber Day
  • Emily Mullins, Knowledge Broker, Ontario Age-Friendly Community Outreach Program - Centre for Studies in Aging and Health
  • Debra Popa, MBA, Executive Director, KnowledgeFlow Cybersafety Foundation 

Resources discussed during the webinar: 

Debra Popa, Knowledge Flow

Emily Mullins, Ontario Age-Friendly Community Outreach Program-Centre for Studies in Aging and Health

Lisa Kearney,
 Founder and CEO, Women Cyber Security Society 

Kara Brisson-Boivin, MediaSmarts

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OCTOBER 26 and 27
Online Scams - Security and Privacy
10 AM Pacific / 1 PM Eastern
(separate sessions in English and in French)

This webinar will feature Stephanie Senecal, Senior Support Unit Coordinator with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, who will provide older adults and professionals who support them with knowledge on current online crimes and tips on how to stay safe against cyber-fraud.

Webinaire présenté par Stephanie Senecal, coordonnatrice principale de l’unité de soutien au Centre antifraude du Canada. La présentation fournira aux personnes âgées, ainsi qu’aux professionnels qui les soutiennent, des connaissances sur les crimes en ligne actuels et des conseils pour éviter d’être victime de cyberfraude.

October 26 (
English) - Watch the recording here:

Resources from the webinar


October 27 (français) - Visionner la vidéo: 

Ressources du webinaire

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