Digital and Information Literacy: Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Identity and Data, 1st Edition

  • Mary-Lane Kamberg
  • Published By: Rosen Central
  • ISBN-10: 1499439105
  • ISBN-13: 9781499439106
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Internet security breaches have been in the news of late. Organizations, governments, businesses, and individual internet users are all at risk. This book introduces readers to the importance of cybersecurity and addresses the current risks from hackers, viruses and other malware, identity thieves, and other online perils. It provides concrete measures that young digital natives can take to protect themselves and their computers, smartphones, and other devices. This volume's lively, cautionary narrative and useful tips will help readers effectively defend their identities and data.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Heroes and Villains.
2: Viruses, Trojans, and Worms.
3: Prevention and Cure.
4: Bad Actors.
5: Worldwide Watchdogs.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.