VIU hosts online privacy and counter-surveillance workshop

NANAIMO – Learn how to protect your online data at student run workshop.

  • Nov. 13, 2013 7:00 a.m.

People can learn how to protect themselves from online surveillance at Nanaimo’s first student-run workshop that teaches basic steps to secure data and communications.

The workshop will use the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s 10 Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance, presented by VIU’s Digital Media Literacy students in the Malaspina Theatre foyer, Monday (Nov. 18) from noon to 2 p.m.

Technical experts will be on hand with tips on how to install programs to help ensure privacy online.