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Digital Privacy Workshop: Getting Started

Tips and tools for protecting your privacy.

Getting started.

This guide is a general introduction to Digital Privacy and is part of a Digital Privacy Workshop.

If you are interested in scheduling a workshop, or have any questions, please contact me.

  • What do we mean by digital privacy?
  • Is privacy important to you? Why or why not?
  • Is privacy important to everyone? Is it more important for some?
  • What measures are you already taking to protect your privacy?
  • What are some current examples of ways privacy is compromised?
  • What do you hope to learn today? What are your strongest concerns about digital privacy?

Threat Modeling

Threat Modeling

  • What do you want to protect?
  • Who do you want to protect it from?
  • How likely is it that you need to protect it?
  • How bad are the consequences if you fail?
  • How much trouble are you willing to go through in order to prevent those?


Protecting Your Privacy

Your data IS the product.

  • Passwords
    • create strong passwords
    • 2 factor authentication
    • keep secure and updated
  • Browsing and searching
  • Smartphones
    • location
    • device name
    • apps
  • Social Media
    • Default setting is public. Know how to set it to private.
    • Default settings share data and ad targeting. Know how to check and change these settings.
    • Read Terms of Services
    • Tagging. Know how to change these settings, respect other's privacy.
    • Location

ASK QUESTIONS                BE AWARE                 BE ALERT           KEEP LEARNING





Privacy Apps and Tools

Digital Privacy Workshop Room

Steps to Take

Privacy Information from Rutgers


Thank you for attending the Digital Privacy Workshop. If you would like to learn more about this, or other Library Workshops, please contact me. Contact information in the box to the right.

If you are able to spare a minute, please take a moment to provide some feedback and answer this 4 question survey (link also above). I would appreciate the opportunity to learn and improve based on comments and suggestions.

Reference and Instruction Librarian

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Katie Anderson
Paul Robeson Library
300 North 4th Street
Camden, NJ 08102

Text or call: 856-477-3535
Office 856-225-2830

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