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200+ ways to protect your privacy : simple ways to prevent hacks and protect your privacy--on and offline / Jeni Rogers.
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Two hundred plus ways to protect your privacy
ISBN:
9781721400126
Edition:
First Adams Media trade paperback edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Adams Media, 2019.
Physical Description:
254 pages ; 19 cm
Contents:
Protecting your offline privacy-at home, in public, and everywhere in between -- Protecting the privacy of your children (and teaching them to protect themselves) -- Strategies for protecting yourself and your private data on mobile devices -- Strategies and best practices for staying safe and protecting your privacy online -- How to enjoy social media while retaining your privacy -- Strategies for protecting yourself and your privacy in email, online classifieds, and online dating -- Despite your best intentions-recovering from a privacy breach.
Abstract:
"We all know that the Internet can serve as a hotbed for identity theft. But it isn't the only place where your privacy can be breached. In fact, there are lots of ways you can protect your privacy (or diminish it) that have little or nothing to do with access to the internet. Your home, your photos, your trash can, your kids, your favorite restaurant or store--and even you have the ability to unknowingly reveal your private information to everyone from thieves to busybodies. But you don't need to hire a specialist to keep your information safe--you can do it yourself with these 200+ easy-to-implement tactics, some of which include: shredding hard copies of bills; turning off Bluetooth when not in use; using a firewall; and more"-- Provided by publisher.
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Discover simple strategies for protecting your personal and confidential information on and offline with this essential and easy-to-understand guide.

We all know that the internet can serve as a hotbed for identity theft. But it isn't the only place where your privacy can be breached. In fact, there are lots of ways you can protect your privacy (or diminish it) that have little or nothing to do with access to the internet. Your home, your photos, your trash can, your kids, your favorite restaurant or store--and even you have the ability to unknowingly reveal your private information to everyone from thieves to busybodies. But you don't need to hire a specialist to keep your information safe--you can do it yourself with these 200+ easy-to-implement tactics, some of which include:

--Shredding hard copies of bills
-- Turning off Bluetooth when not in use
-- Using a firewall
-- Hiding spare keys in an unusual place

Keeping your information secure lies in your hands--make sure you're not putting yourself at risk in your daily habits with this essential guide.