Creating secure library networks: issues and technologies
Abstract: From the conference program: As libraries connect to the Internet, they must make sure that their networks are well-secured. This half day workshop focuses on security issues related to library networks. It discusses the various approaches to network security and presents options for libraries so that when they connect to the Internet they can ensure the safety of their data and other computer resources. Breeding examines different network architectures and their security implications and presents information on a number of types of network firewalls as well as other devices and technologies that enhance network security. The workshop will include advice on the policies and practices that are consistent with security concerns.