FERNDALE, Wash. — Marv Waschke, a frequent contributor to My Ferndale News, will be giving a presentation regarding personal computer security and how to avoid being a victim of cybercrime. His presentation will be at the Ferndale Public Library, 2125 Main Street, on Saturday, February 1st from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.
The computing industry has invested heavily in computer security in the last few years, but criminals have also stepped up their efforts. Consequently, personal computing still has dangers. Waschke will talk about changes in the computer security landscape and present his rules of computer hygiene to greatly increase the odds that you will remain secure and avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime.
Waschke is a 4th generation Whatcom county native who wrote his first computer program in 1967 for extra credit in a chemistry class. He designed and developed enterprise service and network management software for many years for Fortune 500 banks, insurance companies, manufacturers, and government agencies. He has written two books on cloud computing architecture and a book on personal computer security.