Future Meetings

Hal Bookbinder: Practicing Safe Computing

March 24, 2019
1:30 pm

Speaker: Hal Bookbinder

Hal Bookbinder: Practicing Safe Computing, March 24th, 2019,  Sunday Afternoon,  1:30 pm   at   American Jewish University Computers and the Internet are vital tools in our genealogical research. But, whenever we venture onto the Internet we put ourselves at risk. Viruses, worms, ransomware, Trojan horses and other forms of malware can infect our computers. Phishing, social engineering and hacking can reveal data about us which may then find its way onto the dark net to be sold to criminals. This lecture explains the various forms of malware (MALicious softWARE) that put us at risk. It discusses ways criminals can get key [...]

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Marcy Goldstein: Get the Most out of Archives & Conserve Your Documents

April 28, 2019
1:30 pm

Speaker: Marcy Goldstein

Marcy Goldstein: Get the Most out of Archives & Conserve Your Documents, April 28th, 2019,  Sunday Afternoon,  1:30 pm   at   American Jewish University Federal and private archives contain a treasure trove of information that can be mined for genealogical information. Knowing what kind of information is contained in various archives and how to access that information is the subject of this talk by a life long archivist. Preserving original records contained in one’s own files is also important. Tips for creating your own archive will be included in this lecture.      Come join us as we explore and learn [...]

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