Digital Skills Education

Protect yourself from online scams and fraud

Empowering older adults to navigate the digital world safely and securely


Protecting yourself from online scams and fraud

Older people can be particularly vulnerable to online scams and fraud. We’re offering a short course for older people in Scotland, helping improve their cyber resilience skills, security knowledge, and confidence.

This free workshop is designed to help older adults stay safe online with practical tips to avoid online scams and protect personal information.

Interesting in hosting a workshop?

If you would like to arrange a workshop for your network. Contact Kirstie for more information.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn how to spot and avoid online scams
  • Discover ways to protect personal information
  • Accessible to all, no technical knowledge required

Course information

The workshop is:

  • fully-funded, so there is no charge for attendees
  • 90 minutes, and can be organised at a suitable time for learners
  • offered in-person at your venue, or online via Zoom or Microsoft Teams
  • suitable for everyone over the age of 50

All topics and learning outcomes will be guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre’s Cyber Aware campaign messaging and guidance.

Upcoming Workshop

Thursday 15 June at 10am, Microsoft Teams. Sign up here.

These workshops are provided by Digital Skills Education and funded by the Scottish Government, Cyber Resilience Unit.