Tech Tips – Privacy and Security
Regular updates about how to use the Internet safely, presented by a Silicon Valley non-profit group.
Double check to make sure that your passwords aren’t on this list! For extra security while staying home, consider adding some variety on your own or by using a password manager. Many have free versions to try out.
Interested in getting a password manager? Start here with CNET’s reviews of subscription and free options.
Tech Tips – Learn Something New
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Assess your comfort on a variety of topics, including computer hardware, software, and basic searching.
Over 100 free courses on every-day technology tasks, including online shopping, participating in social media, and troubleshooting internet connectivity.
Free, self-paced courses on technology topics ranging from core IT skills to game development. Certificates available for professional development courses.
Free and paid courses taught by professionals from around the world. Courses are available in over 50 different languages.
JobNow includes full practice exams and study guides for standardized tests. Its Skillsurfer module includes resources for Nursing School Exams, the ASVAB, the Praxis Exam and the GRE (Russell Library Required).