Boca Raton Computer Society

5030 Champion Blvd., G-11 #202, Boca Raton, FL 33496-2473

General Meetings

BRCS General Meetings are now held the FOURTH THURSDAY at 7:00 pm
at the Patch Reef Park Community Center, (click for MAP)
2000 West Yamato Road, (1/4 mile west of Military Trail), in Boca Raton

Thursday, January 25, 2018 7:00pm
If It’s Connected,
It Needs to be Protected
  By Bob Gostischa, Avast Evangelist

You will learn the latest information on why and how things that connect to the internet need to be secured and protected.
This presentation will cover: Computers (Windows and Mac), Tablets, Cell Phones and the IoT (Internet of Things).
Join presenter Bob Gostischa as he explains the current dangers that face us on a daily basis.
He'll also share what he uses to keep his computers, smart devices and other connected things that are a part of the IoT secure.

About The Presenter Norbert "Bob" Gostischa, Avast Evangelist.

After a successful career in banking, Bob enjoys his retirement as an enthusiastic IT security expert for AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus program in the world, proudly protecting more than 230 million devices from hackers, thieves, spies, etc. in 186 countries. The Avast website has a discussion and help forum where Bob has been helping with security-related and general computer issues since 2004. He has contributed to over 30,000 forum interactions. Bob is proud that his presentations have been approved by AARP: You can learn a little more about Bob's presentations and passions in his blog and YouTube channel.

Links for About the Presenter section:

Avast -
forum interactions -
blog -
YouTube channel -

We will continue to have SIG programs on the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm
(October through May) and on occasional second Mondays of the month throughout the year.

For further information watch posted issues of Boca Bits and this website .

The founding philosophy of the BRCS is "Members Helping Members." To continue our programs, the Board of Directors needs volunteers in a number of areas. Please consider helping us execute the tasks that are necessary to run the BRCS. See any Board member at the next meeting or email


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