New from Core..Learn Cybersecurity Best Practices for your Institution and Staff in this Oct. 28 webinar

For Immediate Release
Wed, 10/07/2020

Contact:

Fred Reuland

Core Program Officer, Continuing Education

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

American Library Association/Core

freuland@ala.org

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, and Futures, a new division of ALA, will present the webinar “Don't click that link! Cybersecurity best practices for your institution and staff,” on Wednesday, October 28, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Central Time.

In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • Everyday cyber security measures
  • Staff & Patron education and training
  • Best management practices in network security
  • Challenges of sharing in the digital age

Who should attend: Libraries of all types and sizes must implement cybersecurity measures to safeguard their data..

Our presenters:

Sean Lang is currently the Chief Information Security Officer for the Library of Congress. Prior to joining the Library of Congress, Mr. Lang was the Chief Information Security Officer for the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology directorate where he was tasked with assuring information security for the Department’s research labs. Mr. Lang has also held positions covering most IT security disciplines (e.g., penetration testing, security compliance, and security architecture) in both the private and public sectors. He has also taught courses on secure application development and testing.

Rob Nunez is the Division Head of Support Services at the Kenosha Public Library where he oversees the operations of IT and materials acquisition, including cyber security, contract negotiation, and workflow automation. Rob was also a member of the ALA Bill of Rights Article VII working group, and advocates for how libraries change lives. When not at the desk, Rob is a technology enthusiast and house handyman. 

Fees:

  • $43 - Core Member
  • $59 - Nonmember
  • $129 - Groups (Includes a link to share with others in your institution for safe distance viewing)
  • $0 - ALA/Core Student Members

Can’t attend the live event? No problem! All registrants will receive a link to the recorded session for later viewing at their convenience.

How to Register: Online: Complete the individual webinar online registration form. Sessions are listed by date, and you must log in. By phone: 1-800-545-2433 (press 1 to reach our customer service representatives)

By mail: Click Register by mail for the session you would like to attend. (If you receive an error message after clicking the "register by mail" link, right-click the link and save the form to your computer.) Core Code of Conduct: Please review the Statement of Conduct before registering.

Tech Requirements: A computer with Internet access and media player software is required. A high-speed connection and headphones are recommended. Core webinars are hosted through GoToWebinar. Check to see if your system supports GoToWebinar. Test your connection or audio.

For questions about registration: contact ALA Registration at 1-800-545-2433 and press 1 or email registration@ala.org. For all other webinar questions or comments, please contact freuland@ala.org.

ALA and Core are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain times. We will continue to offer online learning opportunities and will do our best to accommodate the remote needs of our attendees. We will also continue to offer group registration, providing individual logins for each group member registered for Core webinars. Please contact Core with any questions or concerns.