Set Up and Security

The internet only goes so far without knowing how to use it—and use it safely. So where to begin? Find a class, tip or resource specific to helping you, whether that means creating an email account, setting up online banking or accessing benefits online.

Set up

ProtectionHow to protect yourself online

AARP trainings via online and in-person learning offer important tips to protect your identity and avoid scams.

US Securities and Exchange Commission has compiled a few suggestions on ways to keep your personal information and money more secure when you go online.

BankingHow to set up online banking

Next Gen Personal Finance has created an online interactive activity for individuals to practice navigating the features on an online bank account.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau offers Online and Mobile Banking Tips for Beginners to get you started with online banking.

SecurityHow to get set up on the internet

Dallas Public Libraries offer computer classes online and in person.

The Cardboard Project connects you to opportunities, services and access to self-sufficiency.

National Digital Inclusion Alliance includes resources for local technology training and support programs.

AARP provides how-to articles for everything from video calls to telehealth and security.

Goodwill Industries of Dallas, Inc. has workshops in computer skills and virtual learning.

LinkedIn Learning offers ‘Building Digital Literacy Skills’ courses. The courses can be accessed through a 1-month free trial. gives you 24/7 tech support on any device, any issue. Enter code EdTech50 to receive 50% off a yearly subscription.