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Tom Brossman

Privacy/Security Online and Parental controls

Tom Brossman

Tom is an IT Consultant providing technical support and training to local small businesses and individuals.

His primary focus is using free and open-source software on the desktop and server, plus reducing complexity for users where possible, with secure defaults and an emphasis on user privacy. Services offered include secure Apache and Nginx web hosting, domain name administration and email provision, and configuring or troubleshooting all those gadgets you have lying around the home and office.

In his spare time, he actively supports a number of local charities and non-profits including Driving for the Disabled, Jersey Fertility Support, The Glass Rainbow Trust, and the Channel Islands Occupation Society.

Tom has agreed to hold a talk and a workshop

Friday 3.30pm  Vaubin Room

Privacy and Security Online

Privacy is a hot topic these days, with data breaches and leaks of personal information in the headlines every week. Tom will discuss which online activities are most important to focus on and also which steps you can take to make yourself a much harder target for data brokers and online criminals. Privacy is essential to our dignity and it is well worth reviewing current best practices.

Saturday 11.30am Vaubin Room

Free Parental Controls & Malware Filtering

Tom will demonstrate how to enable automatic parental controls and malware filtering on your JT, Sure, or Newtel router which will protect every Internet connected device on your network. All three companies kindly provided free hardware and advice which was used to produce an illustrated step-by-step guide you can download and keep. In this session an overview of the process will be covered, followed by hands-on workshops. Suitable for beginners. Bring your routers!

Privacy and Security Online

Free Parental Controls Malware Filtering

Free Parental Controls and Malware Filtering

Vauban

Free Parental Controls & Malware Filtering Tom will demonstrate how to enable automatic parental controls and malware filtering on your JT, Sure, or Newtel router which will protect every Internet connected device on your network. All three companies kindly provided free hardware and advice which was used to produce an illustrated step-by-step guide you can […]

Cybercrime Digital Parenting Education
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Privacy and Security Online

Vauban

Privacy and Security Online Privacy is a hot topic these days, with data breaches and leaks of personal information in the headlines every week. Tom will discuss which online activities are most important to focus on and also which steps you can take to make yourself a much harder target for data brokers and online […]

Cybercrime
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