April 26th - Brock Godfrey
Canadian Anti-fraud Centre
Brock took early retirement in 1993 from the Ontario Ministry of Education, after 30 year career.
He joined PhoneBusters in 1997 as a Volunteer SeniorBuster.
He gives presentations to Service Clubs, Retirees, Police, Seniors and Professional Groups, across all of Southern
Ontario, and from Maui to Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. He received the Superintendent's Award of Distinction from the
RCMP for his work in making presentations about fraud across the province.
Brock will give us a two-part talk.
Mass Marketing Fraud and Cybercrime Awareness.
A presentation covering
Mass Marketing Fraud, Identity Theft, Romance and other scams – and how to avoid them. Nearly 80% of mass marketing
fraud is conducted by organized crime groups and is currently the second most common criminal activity funding terrorist activities.
Passwords and Beyond.
A presentation on computer security with the emphasis on passwords - how to create, record, and remember them. Also, a look at Anti-Virus
software and future advances in computer security
May 24th Doug Ward
Public Broadcasting & Food Security
A former regional director of the CBC Northern Service, Doug has been honoured with the Order of Canada
for his contribution to radio broadcasting and food security in developing countries.
After a 30 year career with the CBC, Doug was recruited to join the board of directors of Farm Radio International
(FRI), a not-for-profit organization established to help the world’s poorest farmers gain access
to much-needed agricultural information. Ward joined FRI’s board in 2000 and soon became its chair, a position that
he has held ever since.
Take a look at www.farmradio.org