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      November 29, 2017

      Wednesday   6:30 PM

      8535 Fenton Street
      Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

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      Digital Security Workshop

      Don’t miss your chance to speak with technology experts about  threats to your digital privacy and learn practical steps to protect yourself. Bring your fully-charged laptop and your phone.  Space is limited so get your ticket now!Facilitator: Cyber activist Jeff Landale is a privacy researcher and organizer at X-Lab at Penn State University. He believes that you should have privacy and online security without having to change your lifestyle, learn how to code, or wear a tin foil hat.Here’s what we’ll cover:A policy update on the mass surveillance front, including: How electronic devices are being used by law enforcement in the case against Inauguration Day protestors Searches of devices at the border Demands for social media identifiers Upcoming reauthorization of Upstream and PRISM. Easy steps to mitigate risks We will get you hooked up with Secure communications, encryption for phones and laptops, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Secure commmunicationa, adblockers, and strong passwords you don't even have to remember.

      Categories: Science

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