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Watch: Tools to teach privacy

Join us on Tuesday, August 30 for a Privacy Lab talk that will look at two tools created to teach users about digital privacy. 

Join Passcode and Privacy Lab on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:20 p.m. PDT for presentations and discussion.


Speakers: Erin Berman, innovations manager at San José Public Library (SJPL); and Dr. Gerald Friedland and Julia Bernd from ICSI's Teaching Privacy Project

Erin Berman and her web team from SJPL

Erin's team will talk about the process of transforming a broad, intimidating topic — like online privacy — into a learning opportunity that is personal, approachable, actionable, and reusable.

Their Virtual Privacy Lab has seven modules that cover a range of topics including an overview of online privacy to more complex topics such as data mining.

Erin's team will discuss the process and thinking behind this tool.

Dr. Gerald Friedland and Julia Bernd from ICSI's Teaching Privacy Project

The Teaching Privacy Project provides information about the various threats to online privacy and how Internet users can make better decisions about their online activity. The Teaching Privacy Project also provides educators with lesson plans and materials that they can use to bring privacy education to their classrooms.

Erin Berman, innovations manager at San José Public Library (SJPL)
Dr. Gerald Friedland and Julia Bernd from ICSI's Teaching Privacy Project

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
6:20 to 8:00 p.m. PDT

International Computer Science Institute
1947 Center Street #600
Berkeley, CA 94704

More information and registration details can be found here.

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Privacy Lab is a meeting for people who are interested in digital privacy in the Bay Area. The goal of these events is to bring together privacy professionals and privacy community members at non-profits, for-profits, and NGOs alike to foster communication and collaboration.

The Christian Science Monitor is proud to live stream select Privacy Lab events for those who can not attend in person.

More information about Privacy Lab and future events can be found here.

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