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Practical Privacy

by Jessamyn West
librarian.net/talks/privacy17
April 11, 2017 (Randolph VT)
May 18, 2017 (Killington VT)
June 7, 2017 (Rockingham VT)
October 23, 2017 (Burlington VT)
February 11, 2018 (Starksboro VT)
May 7, 2018 (Brattleboro VT)
June 6, 2018 (Richmond VT)

Slides and Notes

Privacy Links

Threat model
EFF's Intro to Threat Modeling:
https://ssd.eff.org/en/module/introduction-threat-modeling
FERPA and protecting student privacy from US Department of Education
https://studentprivacy.ed.gov/
Passwords
XKCD on Password Strength
https://xkcd.com/936/
Password managers
http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-password-managers/
Everything You Know About 'Secure' Passwords Is Wrong
https://www.tomsguide.com/us/password-advice-wrong,news-25617.html
Two Factor Authentication
https://twofactorauth.org/
Internet Traffic
Tor browser bundle
https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en
EFF's Tor Relay Info
https://www.eff.org/torchallenge/what-is-tor.html
What is a VPN?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network
Sensible talk about HTTPS
http://www.librarian.net/stax/4771/
Signal, encrypted chat
https://whispersystems.org/
Disabling insecure password warning in Firefox
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1159000
Router vulnerability explained simply
https://thenextweb.com/security/2017/10/17/krack-explained-like-youre-five-years-old/
Listening/Recording
Gizmodo: The House that Spied on Me
https://gizmodo.com/the-house-that-spied-on-me-1822429852
Amazon's Alexa recorded private conversation and sent it to random contact
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/may/24/amazon-alexa-recorded-conversation
How to stop your smart TV from spying on you
https://www.wired.com/2017/02/smart-tv-spying-vizio-settlement/
Turning off voice control
http://bit.ly/2p4kmKr
How Smart Device listening works
http://mashable.com/2015/02/10/smart-devices-listening/
Twitter discussion about surveillance/inclusion library signs
https://twitter.com/jessamyn/status/887491506487132161
Tracking
Ad Block Plus
https://adblockplus.org/
Privacy Badger
https://www.eff.org/privacybadger
HTTPS Everywhere
https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
FB Purity
http://www.fbpurity.com/
Ghostery
https://www.ghostery.com/
DuckDuckGo
https://duckduckgo.com/
Opt out of seeing personalized ads on Google
https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922
Your Facebook ad preferences
https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/
Trust but Verify - Learn More
Washington Post: 15 default privacy settings you should change right now
https://wapo.st/2Jjjm1J
Cybersecurity Knowledge Quiz
http://www.pewinternet.org/quiz/cybersecurity-knowledge/
ALA Privacy Guidelines
http://www.ala.org/advocacy/privacyconfidentiality/...
ALA Privacy Checklist (et al.)
http://www.ala.org/lita/advocacy
ALA Choose Privacy Week
https://chooseprivacyweek.org/
EFF Surveillance Self-Defense Starter Pack
https://ssd.eff.org/en
Further regular reading Huge thanks to TJ for the starter version of this list and Graham John Pegg for the info icon