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February 24: Workshop - Use LastPass for Strong Stress-free Passwords

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Many security experts recommend that installing and using a password manager is one of the most important things you can do to stay safe online. It allows you to create and remember strong passwords that are unique to every site. And it eliminates the stress of creating and remembering your strong passwords. 


LastPass is an industry leading password manager used by over 25 million people and 70,000 business.  In this workshop, you will get started using LastPass on a laptop, computer or smartphone. 


You will learn how to use LastPass to capture, create and fill in passwords when needed.  You need to remember one single master password and LastPass will assist with every other unique strong password you use in your digital life. And best of all, the free LastPass plan includes the essentials you need. 


The learning agenda in this workshop includes: 


  • Learn the basics of installing and setting up LastPass.
  • Creating your LastPass account and master password.  Explore the difference between free and paid accounts.
  • Understanding the LastPass Vault and the information it can store.
  • Explore options for entering and capturing logins and passwords.
  • Learning the role of browser extensions and using them to capture and enter passwords
  • Use the LastPass mobile apps to use your vault on the go. 


There is no technology topic more important than your online security and safety. The objective of this workshop is to new tool to your security plan.Please understand that no workshop can identify or protect you against every type of crime, fraud, or threat. But we hope that your action plan includes the use of a password manager.  


This class is for all users of laptops, PC’s, smartphones or tablets with an expanding online digital life. After the session, you will have access to the resources found on the SeniorTechClub.com website. There you will find lessons specifically developed for older adults.  Use the online site to review class topics and explore lessons on other topics


.Passwords are a challenge. Strong passwords are cumbersome and hard to remember. However, a good password manager can eliminate many of the challenges and stress around creating and using strong passwords. LastPass is a recommended password manager of the Senior Tech Club.  This workshop will get you started.




Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Online via Zoom

Price: $15 Members, $25 Non-Members

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A TECH SUPPORT SESSION for those that want a little extra hands-on support.


However great a teaching session's material was to follow, we understand that sometimes practical application of technology skills can be downright challenging to master on your own. With that in mind, Don is offering a Tech-Support Session to help provide additional follow-up assistance to anyone that finds they are struggling to get their Last Pass set up correctly, as well as troubleshoot any potential hiccups.


Held one week after the Last Pass Training Session and open only to attendees of the actual Workshop.


Last Pass Tech Support Session:


Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: Online via Zoom

Price: $10 Members, $20 Non-Members

Our Presenter:

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Don Frederiksen is the founder and principal of the SeniorTechClub.com, the online club that helps older adults stay connected and engaged by learning, sharing and exploring technology. Don could be a Shift poster child with his encore experience.


After 35 years working as an IT leader and manager, trainer, data analyst and  developer, his position was terminated in 2017 due to a corporate acquisition. He learned about Shift during his outplacement exploration.  


The SeniorTechClub.com continues to be a work in progress with a mission to help older adults be active lifelong learners.


Don started his professional career as a school band director, discovered personal computers in the early 80’s, and never looked back. He traveled the country teaching IT professionals, started two companies and led corporate IT teams. He has a BS from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from the University of St Thomas. He lives in St Anthony, MN.

Please note: registering through the event page for the event is just STEP ONE of a TWO-STEP Registration Process.

Step Two: The Zoom link contained on the confirmation or in the confirmation email will take you to a second page, which is the registration process for our Zoom Virtual Conference Platform which will ask you to re-enter your name and email to confirm. That second registration will generate a meeting invitation email which contains your UNIQUE MEETING LINK AND PASSCODE that will allow you to log-in to the meeting/call/workshop at the appointed time.


Yes, we realize that a double registration process can be a bit frustrating, however this addition step is to protect our virtual meeting from uninvited guests gaining access to the online classroom and causing any type of nuisance or disruption.


Thank you for your patience with this additional SHIFT safety process and protocol.

REFUND POLICY


In the event that SHIFT cancels a program, you’ll receive a refund of your registration payment.


SHIFT will not issue credits or refunds in the following circumstances:

  • You cancel your registration
  • You register but do not attend
  • You attend but leave early
  • You do not attend all sessions of a multi-session course



Event Sponsored by Maser, Amundson and Baggio, P.A.


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