Cyber-Security and Identity Theft

10 Threats Every Person and Business Faces—and How to Fight Them Now

Data breaches, computer hacks, phishing, and more. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes. Learn the top 10 tactics used by fraudsters and the ways you can start to protect yourself, your family, and your business today.
This interactive workshop will cover:


•        How to protect your child’s credit before it is too late

•        How an ATM can put your identity at risk

•        3 tips to making your smartphone/tablet more secure

•        How your home Wi-Fi is putting you and your family’s security at risk

•        2 methods fraudsters use to impersonate your business

•        Why you should review your social media privacy settings now


HOSTED BY: Frances Toler, MSFS and Patrick Laughrige

LOCATION: 1100 Wayne Ave, Suite 670 Silver Spring, MD 20910


Thursday, November 29th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Friday, November 30th, 12:00pm – 1:30pm

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The Silver Spring metro station is on the Red Line. As you exit the station, walk NE towards Ramsey Ave. – you will come to 1100 Wayne Ave.after crossing Dixon Ave.


1100 Wayne Avenue, is the middle of Wayne Ave. (between Dixon Ave. & Ramsey Ave., the same building as BB&T and Planet Fitness) Click here for Directions

Parking There are very few metered street spots within a block, but there are several parking garage options:

·         The most convenient option is a county parking garage with meters. It is located behind our building, with entrances on Dixon Ave. – this garage takes quarters or parking app. If you download the Mobile Now app in advance your parking will be simple and inexpensive.

·         There is a second garage a block away – Wayne Avenue Garage – across Georgia Ave. This garage uses a ticket system, and costs $1/hour. No coins or app download required.