Security and Privacy in the Library: Cybersecurity 101
With over 2,000 cyberattacks happening daily, cybersecurity is one of the biggest issues facing libraries and us today.
This is an essential tutorial for all library staff who want to know more about personal and patron privacy and information security. This tutorial is designed for a cybersecurity and privacy beginner who fills any role in your library.
The workshop will explain and demonstrate the following:
- How do you explain to your customers (and your fellow staff) the importance of information vigilance and the power of skepticism?
- Is there a difference between information privacy and data security?
- Practical (and easyish) first steps to managing personal privacy and data security.
- Why it is important to have a cybersecurity plan.
In the security and privacy journey of a thousand steps, this tutorial will get you (and your library) moving in the right direction.
Maurice Coleman [he/him/his] is the Principal of Coleman & Associates. As a trainer, coach, and keynote speaker, Maurice helps organizations improve their human processes and use of technology, expand their internal/external communications, and broaden their focus and implementation of EDI activities.