IT Security for Libraries: Part 2 - Dark Web and Anonymity

This is Part 2 of a 3 part series.

With the rise of data breaches and exploits, what tips and tricks can libraries employ to remain secure? Join Brian Pichman, who holds a Masters of Informational Security, as he discusses IT basic security and how to protect your library.

Part 2 - Dark Web and Anonymity
The term the dark web is often used, but what does it mean? While it is often associated with the underbelly of the Internet. It goes beyond the under-belly and can provide resources to protect your users privacy. Whether you plan to implement new tools at your library or educate your users – this workshop will help you become knowledgeable on the Dark Web and how to browse with a bit more anonymity. See more details below.


  • Origins of the dark web
  • Anonymous Browsing tools like the Tor Project
  • Navigating the Dark Web – including the pitfalls
  • Explore tools hackers use to exploit businesses

Brian Pichman is the Director of Strategic Innovation at the Evolve Project. He speaks a lot about innovative technology as a presenter and loves collaborating with both libraries and companies. He is dedicated to bring libraries into the future using cost effective measures and strategies. Much of Evolve's work includes bridging the digital divide, breaking away from "traditional library views", becoming trend setters and finding or building innovative works geared towards interaction and collaboration. He has also been working with start-up companies across the country, promoting libraries and encouraging people to work closer with libraries in developing new ideas and concepts.

This webinar is approximately 1 hour in length and was originally broadcast on February 28, 2017.

IT Security for Libraries: Part 2 - Dark Web and Anonymity

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