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Webinar: Gone Phishing? Cybersecurity Essentials for Language Professionals – Buy Recording Now

August 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Now that working from home is the new normal even for most interpreters, it is essential to know how to protect your computer and other devices from malicious attacks. This webinar will cover basic cybersecurity for language professionals. We’ll discuss a variety of important topics, from Antivirus software over HIPAA and Virtual Private Networks to Zombies. You’ll learn how to secure your internet connection while doing remote interpreting for depositions, interview, medical appointments. We’ll discuss how to keep your and your clients’ personal data safe. The webinar closes with a Q&A session.
Webinar time: 60 minutes. Q&A: 15 minutes. Total recording time: 115 minutes.

Specific topics covered include:

  • Passwords, passphrases, and hacking
  • Internet security: routers, Wifi, and VPNs
  • Securing other (mobile) devices
  • HIPAA, remote interpreting etc.
  • Phishing, smishing, spoofing and scams (For an in-depth discussion on scams, please see the free on-demand webinar by the same presenter here.)

About the presenter

Carola F. Berger is an ATA-certified English>German translator, specializing in patent and scientific/technical translation. She holds a PhD in physics and a master’s degree in engineering physics. The nature of her work, which is highly confidential, as well as her current role as NCTA Webmaster necessitates that she has up-to-date cybersecurity knowledge.

Continuing Education:

To receive a certificate of attendance for 1 ATA CE point, email the NCTA Continuing Education Director a secret answer that our presenter announces at some point of the webinar in order to receive your continuing education points. The deadline to report back to me is 9/18.

Approved CEUs: 1 ATA CE points.

Where: Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link, and a password by email after registering. Attendees will need access to a computer with internet and speakers to listen to the presentation.


NCTA Members – $25

Non-NCTA Members – $35 (click to join NCTA)

To buy the webinar as an NCTA member with the reduced pricing, please log into your account and then click here!

After registering, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to the recording. If you did not receive a confirmation, please check your spam filter. The recording will be accessible until 9/18/2020.

Questions? Need more info? Email Judit Marin at

Buy the webinar now!

To buy the webinar as an NCTA member with the reduced pricing, please log into your account and then click here!


August 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am
September 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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