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TBLC: Online Safety

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Hacking! Cookies! Malware! Privacy! The online world has more pitfalls than ever. During this interactive two-part session, we will explore how to safely navigate the web and our mobile phones. We will discuss:
Overall privacy issues and some solutions
Threats to online security
How to best prepare our users to stay safe in the digital age.
Attendees will be asked to work on short thought pieces between classes to facilitate discussion.

Instructor: Diana Silveira

Published in: Technology
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TBLC: Online Safety

  1. 1. ONLINE SAFETY PRESENTED TO: TBLC 2-PART SERIES
  2. 2. AGENDA • Overall privacy issues and some solutions • Threats to online security • How to best prepare our users to stay safe in the digital age
  3. 3. OVERALL PRIVACY ISSUES & SOME SOLUTIONS
  4. 4. THREATS TO ONLINE SECURITY
  5. 5. BASICS OF SECURING ACCOUNTS
  6. 6. PASSWORDS AND SECRET QUESTIONS Image: http://tinyurl.com/zxoofk8 Generator: http://passwordsgenerator.net/
  7. 7. PASSWORD MANAGERS • Lastpass • Dashlane • Firefox • KeePassX (works on Linux & Mac) Chart Source: http://goo.gl/uBwhw
  8. 8. TWO-STEP AUTHENTICATION
  9. 9. FACEBOOK
  10. 10. AMAZON Your Account > Change Account Settings > Advanced Security Settings
  11. 11. OTHER SITES WITH 2-STEP AUTHENTICATION Google Apple Microsoft
  12. 12. FINGERPRINT AUTHENTICATION
  13. 13. PATTERN RECOGNITION
  14. 14. WHAT’S NEXT? More biometrics – iris scans NFC
  15. 15. MALWARE AND HACKERS
  16. 16. CLICK BAIT
  17. 17. QUIZZES & APPS Image & more: https://goo.gl/6eG81
  18. 18. PHISHERS Image: http://goo.gl/Tr3uUm
  19. 19. PROTECTION FROM: ANTI-MALWARE & OTHER THREATS Clamav Malwarebytes Mobile Protection from: Anti- Malware & Other Threats Norton Security Lookout Security
  20. 20. MINIMIZING OUR FOOTPRINTS
  21. 21. CHOOSING A BROWSER Chrome Firefox Edge Tor Internet Explorer
  22. 22. WHAT BROWSER DO YOU USE? YOUR PUBLIC PCS?
  23. 23. PRIVACY EXTENSIONS FOR CHROME & FIREFOX
  24. 24. WOT
  25. 25. LIGHTBEAM * FIREFOX ONLY
  26. 26. AD BLOCK PLUS
  27. 27. BEWARE THOUGH OF PHONY PRIVACY APPS
  28. 28. PRIVACY BADGER
  29. 29. NO SCRIPT *FIREFOX NO SCRIPT LITE *CHROME Firefox Only
  30. 30. UBLOCK ORIGIN https://goo.gl/HQTefq Firefox Only
  31. 31. BE AWARE….MANY EXTENSIONS EXTEND YOUR DIGITAL FOOTPRINTS
  32. 32. SETTINGS TO CONSIDER
  33. 33. CHROME
  34. 34. FIREFOX
  35. 35. CHANGING YOUR SEARCH ENGINE
  36. 36. DUCK DUCK GO
  37. 37. DISCONNECTME
  38. 38. ALTERNATIVE BROWSER: TOR Creating a more secure Tor: https://www.torproject.org/docs/bridges
  39. 39. • Disables: Flash, RealPlayer, Quicktime, and others • Keeps websites from tracking • Useful to keep internet activities away from advertisers, ISPs, and web sites. • Great for browsing on public networks • Will not stop the NSA More @http://goo.gl/etffO5
  40. 40. Internet Explorer & the new Edge http://tinyurl.com/oc9pv2q Wi-Fi Sense Cortana and more
  41. 41. BROWSING TIPS
  42. 42. HTTP V. HTTPS: WHAT DOES IT MEAN? HTTPS server are encrypted by a secure certificate known as an SSL. The encryption prevents third-parties from eavesdropping on communications to and from the server. Great Articles to Learn More: https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere What Every Librarian Needs to Know…
  43. 43. HTTPS https://letsencrypt.org/ Demand vendors
  44. 44. MAKE SURE IF BOTH HTTP AND HTTPS OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE YOU USE HTTPS FOR OUTGOING LINKS
  45. 45. PRIVATE TABS
  46. 46. EVALUATE YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM
  47. 47. BENEFITS TO LINUX - Open Source - Host your own cloud space, RSS Reader and/or Website - Revive an old PC - Less prone to malware/viruses than Windows/Apple - Its Free
  48. 48. CREATE A VPN OR ANONYMOUS NETWORK Prism-Break
  49. 49. LEAVING MICROSOFT & APPLE BEHIND
  50. 50. EMAIL
  51. 51. WHAT EMAIL SERVICES COLLECT? https://goo.gl/T0yAdp
  52. 52. ALTERNATIVE EMAIL SERVICES • Set up your own • hushmail • zoho • riseup Key is to separate your search & your identity as much as possible
  53. 53. ENCYPTING OUR COMMUNICATION
  54. 54. More Top Privacy Apps: http://thehackernews.com/2015/04/android-privacy-security-apps.h ADDITIONAL PRIVACY APPS • Open Whispers (Calling & Messaging) • Crypt4All Lite (AES) (android only) (apple apps) • Orbot (Tor for Android) • AppLock
  55. 55. ONLINE SAFETY PART 2
  56. 56. REVIEW & QUESTIONS
  57. 57. USING ENCRYPTED SERVICES • To be effective both parties must be using the same service
  58. 58. ALTERNATIVE EMAIL SERVICE: START MAIL https://www.startmail.com/
  59. 59. MOBILE PHONES
  60. 60. OPEN HOTSPOTS • Using OrFox or Orbot Browsers for encrypted browsing
  61. 61. SECURITY • Passwords! • Pins! • Patterns! • SOMETHING
  62. 62. MALWARE & VIRUS SCANS Apple: Kaspersky Lookout Norton
  63. 63. APP PRIVACY • Android: AppLock • Windows: Guest User • Apple: Social Lock • More at: https://guardianproject.info/
  64. 64. SOCIAL MEDIA
  65. 65. FACEBOOK
  66. 66. Don’t forget to set up 2- step authentication in Login Approvals
  67. 67. WHO CAN SEE YOUR FRIENDS?
  68. 68. CUSTOM PRIVACY ON A POST OR PICTURE
  69. 69. WHAT ARE YOU SHARING? • Name, profile picture, age, sex, birthday, and other public info • Entire friend list • Everything you’ve ever posted on your timeline • All of your photos and photos you’re tagged in • Education history • Location • Hometown and current city • Everything you’ve ever liked • IP address • Info about the device you’re using including browser and language
  70. 70. PRIVACY CHECK UP IS THE BEST REMEDY
  71. 71. LEAVING FACEBOOK? More tips: http://goo.gl/Y2KcwP
  72. 72. TWITTER
  73. 73. RULES OF THUMB FOR LIBRARIES • Post Pictures • Allow tagging/but don’t tag • Allow people to tag you • Set up Filters in settings • Have a general SM Policy • Social Media is an engagement tool & a conversation
  74. 74. WHAT TIPS DO YOU PROVIDE USERS WITH FOR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS?
  75. 75. HOW TO BEST PREPARE OUR USERS TO STAY SAFE IN THE DIGITAL AGE
  76. 76. Full List: https://www.eff.org/who-has-your-back-government-data-requests-20
  77. 77. Follow Canary Watch (https://canarywatch.org/) “Warrant canary" is a colloquial term for a regularly published statement that a service provider has not received legal process that it would be prohibited from saying it had received, such as a national security letter. Canarywatch tracks and documents these statements.” https://twitter.com/warrantcanary
  78. 78. ORGANIZE A CRYPTO PARTY
  79. 79. https://ssd.eff.org/
  80. 80. FURTHER DISCUSSION
  81. 81. THE NSA? https://www.nsa.gov/
  82. 82. WHAT IS GOOGLE COLLECTING? Is Google trustworthy?
  83. 83. HTTPS://WWW.GOOGLE.COM/MAPS/TIMELINE
  84. 84. IS APPLE TRUSTWORTHY? With everything about Apple in the news lately – do you trust them more with your data?
  85. 85. http://tinyurl.com/olkylec http://tinyurl.com/h2v8zej
  86. 86. WHAT CAN WE DO AS LIBRARIANS?
  87. 87. “ONE OF THE KEY QUESTIONS FOR THE COMING YEARS IS: HOW CAN WE ENSURE THAT DIGITISATION BENEFITS AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE? HOW CAN WE ENSURE THAT DIGITISATION TRIGGERS A CREATIVE EXPLOSION WHICH LEADS TO MORE FREEDOM, MORE PARTICIPATION, MORE SECURITY, MORE PROSPERITY AND MORE JUSTICE? WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT THIS, BUT ABOVE ALL WE NEED TO ACT, BECAUSE THE FIGHT FOR A FAIR AND JUST SOCIETY FOR THE FUTURE STARTS NOW.” - Martin Schulz, Keynote speech at #CPDP2016 on Technological, Totalitarianism, Politics and Democracy http://tinyurl.com/z62b6p9
  88. 88. FCC PROPOSES NEW PRIVACY REGULATIONS FOR ISPS • http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases /Daily_Business/2016/db0310/DOC- 338159A1.pdf • http://www.wired.com/2016/03/fcc- preparing-strongest-privacy-rules- ever/ • http://n.pr/1MmL3Ov
  89. 89. HTTP://N.PR/1MML3OV
  90. 90. WHAT OTHER THREATS DO YOU SEE TO ONLINE SAFETY?
  91. 91. QUESTIONS
  92. 92. HTTPS://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WATCH?V=ZSJZ2R9YGZW
  93. 93. STAYED INVOLVED & INFORMED • Library Freedom Project • https://www.eff.org/ • http://www.wired.com/category/security/ • https://nsa.gov1.info/data/ (Parody Site)
  94. 94. diana@novarelibrary.com slideshare.net/dee987 Diana Silveira www.novarelibrary.com

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