When it comes to library access threats, a lot depends on where you are.
If you live in New York City, the city’s library system has seen a big increase in the number of security breaches in recent months.
In New York, the latest breaches included a theft of the home address of a retired New York State Police detective.
And when it comes time to book a class, some libraries have to make sure their online records don’t get compromised.
Here’s how to help your library protect your online records from the most common library access risks.
The most common risks Library users are most at risk from library access, said Lillian P. Koehn, the vice president of the American Library Association.
They include: Library access theft, which includes the theft of personal information and credit card numbers.
Library access fraud.
This includes the loss or theft of electronic files.