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Don't Get Scammed: Jamie's Online Safety Guide

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Jamie Pollock
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Take this class BEFORE you need it! Arm yourself with knowledge! Let’s have a frank discussion about internet safety & what you can do to protect yourself from modern-day cyber criminals while browsing online.

Course Description

In our technology-driven world, we depend on the internet to carry out our day-to-day activities. However, with this convenience comes the risk of cyber attacks that pose a threat to our personal security.

Cyber criminals are increasingly using malware, fake support pop-ups, and phishing emails, & more to exploit unsuspecting computer users. As a Mac user, it's essential that you're aware of these risks & have a plan to stay safe when venturing into cyberspace.

This class serves as an excellent resource for Mac users seeking to better safeguard themselves online. Expert instructor, Jamie ‘jMac’ Pollock will guide you through the latest security measures and provide you with proven strategies for defending against modern-day threats.

In this course you’ll get answers to questions such as:

  • “How can I tell what’s fake and what’s not.”
  • “How do I know if a website is safe to visit?”
  • “How can I protect my personal information when using the internet?”
  • “Is it safe to download files or programs from the internet?”

We’ll have a frank discussion focusing on the most common security concerns, & I’ll provide practical how-to solutions to defend yourself from modern day threats.
By enrolling in this class, you’ll also get my “How to Not Get Scammed Online” guide with 8 helpful rules-of-thumb to help you remember how to browse the internet safely.

Listen. I field panicked phone calls all the time from people who have been taken advantage of online & I hate it. It’s not right, and I don’t want that to happen to you. Don't be that person kicking yourself for not taking this class when you fall victim to an online scam. Arm yourself with knowledge & fight back against cyber criminals.


Take action now to protect yourself online before it’s too late.


Q: Why is internet safety important?
A: Internet safety is important because it helps to prevent identity theft, cyber attacks, online scams, and other online threats that can harm individuals or organizations.

Q: What are some common online threats?
A: Some common online threats include phishing scams, malware attacks, ransomware, romance scams, identity theft, social media scams, & fake support pop-ups

Q: What are some of the topics covered in this class?
A: This 'Stay Safe Online: Tips for Internet Security' class covers a wide range of topics, including password security (and password management), social media privacy, avoiding scams and phishing attempts, and protecting personal information.

Q: What can I expect to learn from 'Stay Safe Online: Tips for Internet Security'?
A: You can expect to learn about internet security threats, techniques for staying safe online, and best practices for protecting your online privacy.

Q: Can following these tips guarantee complete safety online?
A: Unfortunately, there is no guaranteed way to completely eliminate all risks associated with using the internet. However, following these tips can greatly reduce the likelihood of falling victim to a cyberattack or online scam.

Q: Is the content suitable for beginners?
A: Yes, the content is designed to be easily understandable for beginners, but anyone who uses the internet will benefit from taking this class.

By enrolling in any LIVE class by Royalwise, you'll receive a recording of that class as a free bonus so you can pause, rewind, watch, & rewatch at your own pace until you've mastered the lessons in each course.

Each Royalwise class is recorded live, & an edited copy is published to the course page within two weeks of the recording date. A notification will be sent to you within your OWLS portal once the recording is available.

While you wait, be sure to complete any of the quizzes or questionnaires, download any notes or handouts that you may have missed before class, & get any remaining questions answered in the class discussions forum.


Instructional Level

Beginner to Intermediate

Course Length

1 hour

What You’ll Learn 

  • The difference between viruses and malware
  • Do you need antivirus software?
  • How to recognize fake emails
  • How to recognize fake support websites
  • Which security threats are real, and which are hype
  • How to create secure passwords
  • How to keep track of your passwords securely
  • What to do if you receive an email you’re not sure about

Who should take this class?

  • Everyone who surfs the web for information or entertainment.


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Watch it again later

You'll have lifetime access to the on-demand course including all handouts and class material. You'll also be able to ask questions in the Q&A forum and get answers, even years later. You can pause, rewind, speed up, and watch again and again as you apply what you learn to each situation as it crops up.


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Course Updated: May 2024

Course Page Updated: May 2024

Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handout

Download the handout that goes with the course.

Download the handout here
Class Handout (2024)

2. Watch the Videos: Don't Get Scammed: Jamie's Internet Safety Guide (2024)

Take this class BEFORE you need it! Arm yourself with knowledge! Let’s have a frank discussion about internet safety & what you can do to protect yourself from modern-day cyber criminals while browsing online.

Intro and Agenda
Jamie's 3 Rules of Internet Safety
Website Scams: Fake Pop-Ups
Email Scams
Safari Extensions and Notifications
Text Messages Scams
Wifi: Public vs Private

3. Watch the Videos: Stay Safe Online: Tips for Internet Safety (2023)

Arm yourself with knowledge! Let’s have a frank discussion about internet safety & what you can do to protect yourself from modern-day cyber criminals while browsing online.

Jamie's 3 rules for Internet Safety
Protecting Yourself from Malware: Know Your Source
Look for Encryption: Is this website safe?
Fake Emails: Phishing Scams
Pop Up Alerts: Most of them are fake! How to Make the pop up go away.
Fake Phone Calls: Be the instigator!

4. Take the Participation Quiz

Take this quiz to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass the quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

Participation Quiz


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise CPE Certificate
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