Virtual Private Networks: Your Virtual Home Away from Home

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Date(s) - Jun 29 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


You’ve heard this on the news or in that pesky Youtube sponsored Ad: The Internet is full of hackers, rogues and villains! Quick! Subscribe to our Super Safe (TM) VPN service to protect yourself now!
Do you really need a VPN to stay safe on the Internet? The answer is: probably not.
This session will answer the following:
  • What are Virtual Private Networks?
  • What situations are they typically used in?
  • What can they protect against?
  • And if you’re going to subscribe and use a VPN service, what should you look for?
This session will be recorded.
About the presenter:
Chuck Henry is the Integrated Technologies Coordinator at the Northern New York Library Network. A former NYS certified teacher, Chuck routinely provides professional development and software training to teachers, librarians and administrators in the North Country region. As Technical Project Lead, he manages the newspaper digitization process, provides server maintenance, and web development for the NYS Historic Newspaper Project. Chuck also serves as primary web developer for the newly redesigned NY Heritage.

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