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Registration is Open – UNYSLA spring meeting Digital (In)security

Please join us for our spring meeting.

Digital (In)security:
Protecting our Libraries, Networks, and Identities


Date: Friday, 26 April
Time: 8:30-3:00
Location: Century House, Latham, NY (map)

Plan on attending this exciting, one-day conference with presentations on online reputation management, balancing security and privacy in higher education, and cyber security and hacktivist threats. Our presenters include academics, information technologists and the Director of the New York State Office of Cyber Security. In addition to the conference on Friday, please join us for the Networking Dinner (Dutch treat) on Thursday evening, 25 April.



SLA Members $50 (early bird, by 4/1/13 – $40)
Non-members $65 (early bird, by 4/1/13 – $55)
Students/retired/unemployed $30 (early bird, by 4/1/13 – $25)  – Apply to be a student shadow and attend for free!
Early bird rates apply to registrations and payments received before 3 April.

Friday, 26 April

Online Reputation ManagementKen Bolton, Cornell University Library In the digital age, personal and professional connections sometimes begin with a mouse click instead of a handshake. Everything we say or do online has the potential to affect our lives offline. Find out how to manage your online reputation and take charge of your virtual persona.
Balancing Security and Privacy in Higher EdDaniel Adinolfi, Cornell University Senior Security Engineer Security-minded staff at higher education institutions have more in common with librarians and researchers than you might think! Security, privacy, and academic freedom are not mutually exclusive concepts, but in order to work together, they need a good foundation of well-documented principles and practices and a culture of open communication. In this discussion, I hope to help reduce the gaps between those who think about security, privacy, and academic freedom by exploring the nature of each realm, describing scenarios and examples where miscommunication or misunderstanding could especially complicate progress, and showing that there is more common ground than contention between everyone involved.
Cyber Security is a SHARED ResponsibilityThomas D. Smith, NYS Office of Cyber Security Thomas Smith, Director of the NYS Office of Cyber Security will discuss the current cyber threat environment, including hacktivist threats and incidents in New York that have been identified and analyzed by the Office of Cyber Security. The session will also include a discussion of the resources and services available from the Office of Cyber Security, including the following: real-time advisories and alerts; assistance with incident response; managed security services; along with policies, standards, and guidelines.


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