100 Top Tips – Stay Safe Online and Protect Your Privacy


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100 tips to keep you and your data safe and secure in the online world

108 pages (notebook-style format: 180 x 100 mm)
By: Nick Vandome
Publication Date: July 10th, 2019
ISBN: 9781840788679

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One of the biggest issues for all users in the online world is security and privacy. Whether it is browsing the web, using email or communicating via social media, people are increasingly aware of the threats that are ever-present in the online world. However, recognizing these threats is the first step to preventing them, and a good understanding of online security and privacy issues is essential to keep safe from a variety of online threats.

100 Top Tips – Stay Safe Online and Protect Your Privacy contains tips covering all aspects of staying as safe as possible in the online world. These include:

  • Detailing the types of threats that are out there
  • Ensuring that passwords for all of your devices are as secure as possible
  • Identifying and avoiding common online scams and cons
  • Staying protected when using websites
  • Dealing with threats that can be contained within emails
  • Looking at general social media security threats
  • Understanding security issues related specifically to Facebook
  • Protecting yourself against identity theft
  • Keeping your money safe when using online banking
  • Using security options to keep children safe in the online world

With 100 Top Tips – Stay Safe Online and Protect Your Privacy at your side, you will be one step closer to protecting yourself from the ongoing threats in the online world.










About the Author

Nick Vandome is an IT writer and trainer who specialises in digital imaging and web authoring subjects. In addition to his writing, he also works designing websites and runs training courses. Before he started working with computers he wrote books about working and travelling abroad.

  1. About Online Security
  2. Addressing Physical Security
  3. Securing Sensitive Data
  4. Using Anti-Virus Software
  5. Identifying New Viruses
  6. Router Security
  7. Changing a Router Password
  8. Using Wi-Fi Hotspots
  9. Disposing of Old Devices
  10. When it’s not Good to Share
  11. Always be Suspicious
  12. Avoiding Online Dangers
  13. Don’t Leave it Unprotected
  14. Creating a Strong Password
  15. Password Security
  16. Two-Factor Authentication
  17. About Password Managers
  18. Using Password Managers
  19. Generating Passwords
  20. Saving Passwords
  21. Changing Passwords
  22. Using Passwords in Public
  23. Your Finger is Your Password
  24. Your Face is Your Password
  25. Resetting a Password
  26. Don’t Go Phishing
  27. Viruses can be Sickening
  28. Updating Operating Systems
  29. Worming Their Way In
  30. Beware the Hidden Trojans
  31. Holding You To Ransom
  32. Being in Denial
  33. Fake News
  34. Fake Advertisements
  35. Online and Phone Scams
  36. Being Wary of Peripherals
  37. Getting Your Backup
  38. Looking for HTTPS
  39. Recognizing Fake Websites
  40. Finding Privacy Settings
  41. Applying Privacy Settings
  42. Allowing Cookies or Not
  43. Clearing the Cache
  44. To Auto-Fill or Not
  45. Sending Money Online
  46. Checking Identities
  47. Claims of Account Locking
  48. Checking the Email Address
  49. Checking Email Content
  50. Don’t Reply or Unsubscribe
  51. Fake Email Warnings
  52. Social Media Passwords
  53. Be Friends With Your Friends
  54. Things Not To Post About
  55. Beware the Digital Footprint
  56. Pause Before You Post
  57. Falling Foul of the Law
  58. It’s Not All About You
  59. Beware of the Trolls
  60. Always Log Out
  61. Facebook Security Settings
  62. Editing Security Settings
  63. Facebook Privacy Options
  64. Choosing Your Audience
  65. Viewing Your Details
  66. Dealing with Ads
  67. Accessing the Safety Center
  68. Account Security
  69. Help Center
  70. Reporting a Hacked Account
  71. Deactivating an Account
  72. Recognizing Identity Fraud
  73. Protecting Vital Information
  74. Micro-Shredding Everything
  75. Checking Your Credit Score
  76. Blocking Website Trackers
  77. Reporting Identity Fraud
  78. Keeping Copies
  79. Using a Home Safe
  80. Getting Your Banking Online
  81. Banking Security
  82. Potential Banking Scams
  83. Always Log Out
  84. Monitoring Your Accounts
  85. Making Payments Online
  86. About Contactless Payment
  87. Setting Up Contactless
  88. Using Contactless Online
  89. Investment Scams
  90. Risks for Children
  91. Social Media for Children
  92. Parental Controls Apps
  93. Setting Up Parental Controls
  94. Setting Content Restrictions
  95. Setting Age Restrictions
  96. Setting Time Restrictions
  97. Setting Up Screen Time
  98. Viewing Screen Time
  99. Screen Time Options
  100. Screen Time Restrictions

Review from an Amazon reader:

5 stars Excellent Guide
Excellent guide to understanding basic internet tools.

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