Digital Privacy: Hands-on Tactics and Tools

Whether or not you've joined us for our Fundamental Concepts course, this workshop is a great chance to understand the mechanisms involved in helping our library patrons navigate the new frontier of surveillance through our networked systems.

Get hands-on practice with tactics and tools that can help your patrons have more control over their data and communications online. We will cover tools that library systems have already put in place, as well as others that are freely available online.

This training will include sections on risk assessments, password managers, 2-factor authentication, VPNs, Tor, antivirus solutions, and anti-tracking software.

This event is free for METRO and myMETRO members.

Eventbrite - Digital Privacy: Hands-on Tactics and Tools

Can't make this training? We'll be providing it again on Thursday, June 23; Tuesday, July 19; Wednesday, July 20; Monday, August 15; and Tuesday, August 16. 


About this training:

Led by a team of tech experts, researchers, community activists, and librarians interested in the impact of technological advances on everyone, especially the most vulnerable populations in America, the Data Privacy Project is focused on data privacy literacy, tools, guides, and network building with tech experts to support libraries’ increasing role in empowering their communities in a digital world. The project is home to a two-year IMLS grant-funded initiative and a Knight Prototype Fund idea.


Wed, Jun. 22, 2016
2 p.m. - 5 p.m. America/New_York


METRO Training Center (4th floor)
57 E. 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States