Specifically for home users and small business owners, cybersecurity expert Terry Sadler lays out the easy-to-learn methods and tips that will make using the Internet more safe and secure and protect the family as well as the business.Identity Theft. According to the Symantec Internet Security Report (2014), mega breaches are data breaches that result in at least 10 million identities exposed in an individual incident. There were eight mega breaches in 2013, compared with only one in 2012.Viruses and Malware. Some security experts estimate there are more than 250,000 new malware variants detected daily and more than 30,000 websites exploited daily. These numbers are staggering.Email Security. Learn how to reduce the amount of SPAM that makes it to your inbox. Improve your email security habits and discover better ways to communicate safely and with privacy.Internet and Browsing Security. You cannot afford to leave the security of your sensitive information up to your ISP. It is actually easy to apply a layered approach to security and minimize your risk. Learn about your options; then pick and choose what works for you and your situation.
Is Your Information Easy to Steal? Every business has something it needs to protect. Whether it’s top-secret IP, an exclusive client list, or a secure payment portal, your data is what sets you apart from the competition. But most businesses aren’t doing a very good job of protecting what’s theirs. The digital world is changing fast—and cybercrime is changing with it. Whether it’s a 12-year-old “script kiddie” crippling your website with denial-of-service attacks, or a master hacker targeting a project leader with phishing e-mails, the bad guys have dozens of clever and creative ways to take your assets. Sooner or later, you will come under attack. The future of your organisation depends on making your information hard to steal. But most business owners don’t know where to start. This book is the answer.
Hack Proof – a guide to protecting your privacy and personal data in the digital economy.
You are under surveillance and being tracked without your knowledge. Your personal data is being collected and traded without your permission. Increasing numbers of cyber criminals are out to steal from you. No one is going to protect you and unless you make changes, it is only going to get worse.
Unlike many books that describe the problem, Hack Proof goes further with clear Action Steps and solution links to protect your data and privacy. Chapters include:
Who is tracking you, how and steps to preserve your privacy.
Understand government surveillance.
How businesses track you both on and offline and what to do about it.
Tricks cyber criminals use to attack you.
Protecting yourself from the most common forms of identity theft and fraud including IRS tax fraud and Social security benefit fraud.
Private, encrypted messaging and email solutions.
Smart phone privacy and security.
Social media privacy and security.
Protecting your data while traveling.
Securing smart home and Internet-of-Things devices.
For more than three hundred years, the world wrestled with conflicts that arose between nation-states. Nation-states wielded military force, financial pressure, and diplomatic persuasion to create world order.” Even after the end of the Cold War, the elements comprising world order remained essentially unchanged.
But 2012 marked a transformation in geopolitics and the tactics of both the established powers and smaller entities looking to challenge the international community. That year, the US government revealed its involvement in Operation Olympic Games,” a mission aimed at disrupting the Iranian nuclear program through cyberattacks; Russia and China conducted massive cyber-espionage operations; and the world split over the governance of the Internet. Cyberspace became a battlefield.
Cyber conflict is hard to track, often delivered by proxies, and has outcomes that are hard to gauge. It demands that the rules of engagement be completely reworked and all the old niceties of diplomacy be recast. Many of the critical resources of statecraft are now in the hands of the private sector, giant technology companies in particular. In this new world order, cybersecurity expert Adam Segal reveals, power has been well and truly hacked.
"Chilling . . . Extraordinary and urgent." — Washington Post
“Scary but well documented . . . A deep dive into the world of cyber war and cyber warriors.” — Los Angeles Times
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