OLITA's Digital Odyssey:
Make Your Libraryıs Journey a Safe One
Security & Privacy Challenges Facing Libraries Today
May 14, 2004   9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Hamilton Public Library, Central Branch 55 York Blvd, Hamilton ON
Register online at the OLA website: <>;
Education Institute and then the date of the Workshop.
OLA Members: $120.00 + GST (includes lunch).  Non-Members: $170.00 + GST
(includes lunch)

Privacy and security are two critical issues facing libraries today. What
are your responsibilities to ensure the privacy of users are protected while
on your network? What are the best practices to ensure your library network
is secure? What are effective strategies for securing Windows XP on public
desktops? What new threats are emerging that you need to protect your
library from? These questions and others will be answered in workshops
featuring experts on security and privacy.

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.   All-Conference Keynote:  The Ethical Hacker A wake-up
call on how vulnerable systems are to knowledgable hackers & the damage they
can do. - Paul Stillwell, Security Consultant, Cyberklix Inc.

10:45 ­ NOON  
Technologyıs Impact on Privacy
Legal responsibilities for protecting the privacy of your patron
information.  PIPEDA update. Challenges new technologies will play. - Mike
Gurski, Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner/ Ontario

The afternoon will be divided into 2 streams.  Attendees are free to attend
sessions they feel are most relevant to their needs.
Stream 1:  Primer on Security And Privacy
This stream is ideal for people who have a basic to intermediate knowledge
of networks and security.  Focused on the higher level, it will ensure
participants have the big picture view of key issues and challenges facing
libraries today. 
Stream 2:  Advanced Security Strategies
Aimed for staff working directly with your library networks.  This stream
will provide participants with the opportunity to explore security issues in
more detail.  Learn about effective strategies for securing public access
computers, reducing network vulnerabilities.


Maria Ripley
OLA Education Director
100 Lombard Street, Suite #303
Toronto, ON   M5C 1M3
416/363-3388 x30  Toll Free: 866/873-9867

@ your library imagine the possibilities!