Staying Safe Online: Protecting Your Finances and Data

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

About this Webinar

The internet offers access to a world of products and services,

entertainment and information. At the same time, it creates

opportunities for scammers, hackers, and identity thieves. Learn

how to help your clients spot the red flags of a scam and how to

protect their computers, smart devices, and information.


Carol Kando-Pineda, Counsel in the Federal Trade Commission’s

Division of Consumer and Business Education where she leads

teams to create and distribute free online articles, social media

content, print publications, and videos to help people spot scams

and manage their money. She heads up the Military Consumer

initiative as well as outreach to consumers through public libraries.

Carol began her FTC career as a staff attorney bringing false

advertising cases; she then became the agency’s Legislative

Counsel, serving for several years as a liaison between the FTC and

Congress. In 2014, she worked on consumer issues while on

temporary assignment to the U.S. House of Representatives’

Committee on Energy and Commerce. She earned her A.B. from

Harvard College and her J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law.


Nancy Reigelsperger
Financial/Energy Education
(607) 664-2573

Last updated June 27, 2019