November 2016


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You have just one week left to register for this upcoming NISO webinar. *Do
it now!*

*NISO Two-Part Webinar: Digital Security *

*Part 1: Securing Library Systems Wednesday, November 91:00 p.m. – 2:30
p.m., EST*

*Part 2: Protecting Library Resources from Piracy*

*Wednesday, November 16*

*1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., EST*

In our connected environment, security is a tremendously important element
of any system.  Institutions large and small have been targets of attack
and libraries are a significant vector of approach for those attacks,
because of their bias toward access and sharing of resources. In addition
to personal information about patrons, library systems store a variety of
valuable information and provide gateways to numerous other resources. All
of these realities mean that information specialists must be aware of
potential risks and how to address them.

This two-part webinar program will focus on best practices that libraries
can undertake to ensure their services are protected and secure. Part one
of the webinar, scheduled for November 9, will cover management of internal
systems and methods of securing library systems and the data that they

Confirmed speakers on November 9th include: *Doug Goans*, Department Head,
Information Technology and Development, and *Chris Helms*, Network Support
Engineer Senior, Georgia Tech Library; *Blake Carver*, Senior Systems
Administrator, LYRASIS Technology Services.

The second segment of this program, scheduled for November 16, will address
the issue of privacy and methods for protecting content from unauthorized
distribution, including digital rights management systems, social DRM, and
other approaches.

Confirmed speakers on November 16th include: *Paul R. Butler*, MLIS,
Library Technologies Support Analyst, Ball State University; *Blake Carver*,
Senior Systems Administrator, LYRASIS Technology Services, and *Merri Beth
Lavignino*, Chief Risk Officer, Indiana University.

For additional information, visit the NISO event page

Remember that NISO offers a variety of registration options. Library
Standards Alliance (LSA) members will automatically receive access to both
sessions of this two-part event. Non-members of NISO may register for one
session or for *both* at a packaged rate. Access to an archived recording
of the event is included in that registration fee.

Questions for NISO? Get in touch at:


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