Online Privacy & Security

Take control of your privacy!

Are you concerned about the security and privacy of your online and mobile activity? Do you want to learn practical ways to protect yourself against spies and cybercriminals? Join us to learn all about tools that can help protect you against surveillance and exploitation. In our basic class, we’ll discuss privacy options for browsers, mobile devices, and social media, protection against viruses, malware, and spyware, and more. The intermediate class will go further, demonstrating the privacy tools of the basic class plus encrypted chat services, VPNs and proxies, and disk and file encryption. Bring your own laptop and mobile device, or borrow one of the library’s laptops. Registration is required.

  • Online privacy & security: basic class on July 22nd from 6:30-8:30 pm. Registration begins July 1st
  • Online privacy & security: intermediate class on July 31st from 6:30-8:30 pm. Registration begins July 8th
  • Online privacy & security: basic class on August 6th from 6:30-8:30 pm. Registration begins July 14th

To register, please visit the Reference Desk or call 617.972.6436 to sign up.

Date: 
Repeats every week 1 times . Also includes Thu Jul 31 2014, Wed Aug 06 2014.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 6:30pm
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 6:30pm
Registration is required for this event.
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