We all know we should use good passwords, keep everything updated and follow other basic precautions online. Understanding the reasons behind these rules is critical to help us convince ourselves and others that the extra work is indeed worth it. Who are the bad guys? What are tools are they using? What are the tools they use to make our lives miserable? Learn how to use those very same tools to make all your internet connected devices safer.
Build your hacking skills and focus them at your life so you can proactively find obvious security vulnerabilities in and around your library and home before a bad guy does.
Using commonly available tools you can learn to find easy to fix security issues. So many security problems are staring us right in the face, learn what's easy to exploit, and how to fix it.
Think like a bad guy in order to make you and your library safer. Go on the offensive and learn about tools and techniques that are being used against you every day.
Meeting Type: Conversation Starter
Interests: Digitial Libraries, Digitization, Disaster Planning, Electronic Resources, Emerging Technologies, Information Literacy, Institutional Repositories, Intellectual Property, Librarianship, Outsourcing, Privacy, Technical Services, Technology, Training, Trends and Forecasting
Type of Library: Academic, Community College, Corporate, Elementary School, Federal, Government, High School, Information-related Organization, Law, Medical, Middle School, Museum, Native, Nonprofit, Prison Library, Public, Regional System, Research Library, Rural, School/Media Center, Special, State Library
Cost: Included with full conference registration.