The SafeTa Initiative
 
Providing Free Online Safety Guidance to Senior Communities

Our Mission

Over the years, we have heard story after story about an aging family member or older colleague that has been taken advantage of by cybercriminals. As security experts and dedicated members of our communities, we feel it is our social responsibility to teach the ones around us how to stay safe online. The SafeTa Initiative is our way to make an impact in the senior communities that will greatly benefit them now and for the years to come.

 
 

Let Us Be Your SafeTa Net!

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Who We Are
How It Works
What We Teach
Post-Presentation
Who We Serve
How To Register A Community
Why Volunteer
How To Volunteer
Our Volunteers
Additional Information
 
 

Who We Are

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Hi, We're Wizer!

The SafeTa Initiative is a complimentary program that is funded by Wizer and fueled by their network of expert volunteers. Wizer is a security awareness provider offering commercial solutions for businesses and their employees.

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How It Works

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Live Stream Presentation

We partner with security experts to create 30-minute presentations that provide participants with practical tips to avoid hacks and scams. We ensure that all information is focused and digestible so as to not overwhelm. All presentations will be live streamed through Zoom where participants can join as a group or individually. After the short presentation, we will open to a brief Q&A session to answer any questions. 

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What We Teach

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The Topics

Our complimentary presentation will cover four general topics in an easy-to-understand format.

  • How To Spot A Scam
  • How To Protect My Devices
  • How To Protect My Information
  • Who Do I Reach Out To For Help
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Post-Presentation

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And Then What?

We are always here to support you and your communities with follow up questions and concerns. After the initial meeting, we will provide you with the full presentation, recorded live stream and additional resources, such as virtual how-to guides, to share with your community.

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Who We Serve

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Included Communities

Our hope is to open the SafeTa Initiative to everyone. Right now though, we are focusing on the following communities:

  • Nursing homes
  • Hospice care
  • Senior living
  • Religious communities
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How To  Register A Community

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Fast, Easy and Free!

Registration is simple and seamless. Use the button below to schedule an introductory call. We will gather information as to what is important to your community, the best time and date for your security presentation, and answer any questions or concerns you may have about the presentation.

Please note that the SafeTa Initiative is currently only available in the US. 

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Why Volunteer

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Benefits of Getting Involved

You already believe in the importance of security. By volunteering with the SafeTa Initiative, you can turn that belief into action by making a difference in your community simply using the knowledge you already possess. Because we understand that life is busy, we only require a one hour time commitment per month. We provide all the resources needed, including presentations, videos, Q&As and more. 

Reasons to Volunteer with the SafeTa Initiative:

  • Give back to your community
  • Enhance your professional network
  • Strengthen your CV
  • Gain accreditation
  • Receive a feature on social media 
  • Volunteer from home
  • No background check or long screening processes

Become Wizer Verified

Every time you educate a community, you will earn a collectible GrandPop. The more GrandPops you collect, the stronger you get. 

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How To Volunteer

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Make Our Communities Cyber Safe

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please use the below button to schedule a brief call. In this meeting, we will gather additional information as to your preferences and availability.

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Our Volunteers

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Meet The Experts

Our team of volunteers are the top cybersecurity professionals in the world. They understand the online dangers the senior communities face and joined the SafeTa Initiative to continue to help others stay safe and secure online.

Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts

Since the late 90s, Chris has been deeply involved with security R&D, consulting and advisory services in his quest to protect and defend businesses and individuals against cyber attack. He has founded or worked with companies specializing in DarkNet research, intelligence gathering, cryptography, deception technologies and threat intelligence. Currently, Chris is the Chief Security Strategist at Cynet Security and a regular in media outlets such as CNN, WSJ, WIRED, Forbes and more. 

Gabriel Friedlander

Gabriel Friedlander

For well over two decades, Gabriel has researched insider threats and trained numerous organizations on how to avoid and mitigate the risk it poses. Prior to founding Wizer, he was the co-founder of ObserveIT, a company specializing in the detection and prevention of security threats. He is also the co-author of the book, “Insider Threat Program: Your 90-Day Plan.” Through Wizer, Gabriel turns his belief that security awareness should be a basic human skill into action with free, security awareness trainings for everyone.

Rich Malewicz

Rich Malewicz

Over his stealth career, Rich has served in numerous security roles with the U.S. Government such as Chief Information Officer Cyber Warfare Officer and Military Intelligence Officer. He currently leads Business Development at Wizer where he is able to carry out his life’s mission of bringing security awareness to everyone.

Ron Craig

Ron Craig

Ron has 20 years in the computer industry, with 15 years as a computer programmer and IT. Currently, he serves as the Head of IT and CyberSecurity for a SMB in Ontario, Canada and as an affiliate partner with Wizer Security Awareness Training. His passion is to spread security awareness to the general population so that everyone can enjoy a safer digital life.

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Information

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Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you! Please reach out to  safeta@wizer-training.com for additional questions or concerns.

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