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Technology Today: Privacy and Security on the Web: How to Protect Yourself

60 minutes

Class Description

A quarterly technology webinar series.

Learn about technology and trends affecting you.

December 10, 2014 Webinar description:

Guest Speaker: Missy Harvey

Missy Harvey is the Technology & Communication Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine / Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR). She previously served 16 years as the Computer Science Librarian for Carnegie Mellon University. She is also an Adjunct Instructor for Drexel University.

Missy teaches a variety of courses for NN/LM MAR to promote health information awareness, teaching methods, and emerging technology trends impacting the health sciences. She recently co-authored "Privacy and Security Issues for Mobile Health Platforms" in the July 2014 issue of Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST).

Privacy and Security on the Web: How to Protect Yourself

You've read the recent headline: 4.5 million hospital records were compromised in a cyberattack. Learn tips to protect yourself, your family, and your library users in our highly connected world. We'll discuss:

  • What you need to know about your personal information on the Web
  • How others get information about your online activities
  • How to protect yourself from phishing emails and scams
  • How to manage your online reputation
  • What to do if your online privacy is compromised
  • Risks of cloud computing

Who should attend: Librarians, archivists, and others who are interested in online privacy and security

Current Training Opportunities for this Class:

Date Site RML/Center Register
December 10, 2014 - December 10, 2014
10:00 AM ET
Online New England Region Register
Contact Stephanie Friree,, with any questions. Use this link to enter class webinar: