Personal Digital Security: Protecting Yourself from Online Crime

Protecting Yourself from Online Crime

Cover Art for 9781491081976, Personal Digital Security: Protecting Yourself from Online Crime by Michael Bazzell
ISBN: 9781491081976
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Published: 31 July, 2013
Format: Paperback
Language: English
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Your complete resource to protect you, your family, and your community from digital crimeEvery day, thousands of digital crimes are facilitated over the internet. Years ago, this meant that a criminal needed specialized computer skill, a dedicated computer for hacking, and an expensive internet connection. Today, the entire instruction one needs can be found on Google, the attacks can be conducted over a cell phone, and there is free wireless internet on practically every corner. Author Michael Bazzell will walk you through his experiences during his career fighting digital crime. This book includes explicit details of his entire training program created for individuals, employees, and company leaders. For the first time his complete repository of free resources has been assembled in one place. Combined with his website, this book offers you everything needed to build an effective defense from electronic crime.The personal solutions for stopping digital attacks that are provided here will prevent you from becoming a victim. The author will make you aware of how the crimes occur, explain how you can eliminate your risk of attack, and how to easily create awareness in your circles about this growing problem. A few of the many lessons detailed here that can decrease your exposure to digital crime include how to:Protect your computer with free softwareRemove malicious programs from any systemCreate and test strong password policiesProtect your email accounts from online attacksAvoid financial scams over the internetConfigure an effective data backup solutionEncrypt sensitive data on all devicesRecover deleted data from a computerProtect your credit report and financial accountsImplement a credit freeze for ID theft protectionAvoid devices that steal your card informationProtect smart phones from the latest exploitsPrevent attacks through landline telephonesDiscover compromised devices on your networkProtect yourself during public Wi-Fi useSecure your wireless networks and devicesProtect your children from the latest threatsAnalyze computer usage and internet historyIdentify and monitor an online presenceInstruct others on personal digital security

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