This preconference will focus on how to protect your patrons through practical and low cost methods. We’ll cover how to protect your library starting with basics like good password hygiene and how to keep your systems updated. We will also cover how to keep your library safe (protecting your patrons Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and your library’s IT infrastructure) and basics for your own personal information security. We’ll talk ways to keep data safe inside the library and out — securing your network, website, and PCs, and tools you can teach to patrons in computer classes. We’ll tackle security myths, passwords, tracking, malware, and more, covering a range of tools and techniques…this preconference is perfect for anyone who feels unsure about the security of the technology at the their library or in their home.