Personal Digital Security
Your complete resource to protect you, your family, and your community from digital crime
Every 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 software
Remove malicious programs from any system
Create and test strong password policies
Protect your email accounts from online attacks
Avoid financial scams over the internet
Configure an effective data backup solution
Encrypt sensitive data on all devices
Recover deleted data from a computer
Protect your credit report and financial accounts Implement a credit freeze for ID theft protection
Avoid devices that steal your card information
Protect smart phones from the latest exploits
Prevent attacks through landline telephones
Discover compromised devices on your network Protect yourself during public Wi-Fi use
Secure your wireless networks and devices
Protect your children from the latest threats
Analyze computer usage and internet history
Identify and monitor an online presence
Instruct others on personal digital security
This book discusses many beneficial software programs and online services. As a convenience, every application mentioned can be downloaded within one large compressed file. Additionally, all websites are available as a link, separated by chapter. Follow the link below to access all software content.