9780135381212

My Online Privacy for Seniors

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135381212

  • ISBN10:

    0135381215

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-03-30
  • Publisher: Que Pub

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Summary

My Online Privacy for Seniors is an exceptionally easy and complete guide to protecting your privacy while you take advantage of the extraordinary resources available to you through the Internet and your mobile devices. It approaches every topic from a senior’s point of view, using meaningful examples, step-by-step tasks, large text, close-up screen shots, and a custom full-color interior designed for comfortable reading.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks–in legible print–walk you through how to keep your personal information and content secure on computers and mobile devices. Learn how to:
  • Strengthen your web browser’s privacy in just a few steps
  • Make it harder to track and target you with personalized ads
  • Protect against dangerous fake emails and ransomware
  • Securely bank and shop online
  • Control who sees your Facebook or Instagram posts and photos you share
  • Securely use cloud services for backups or shared projects
  • Protect private data on your mobile device, even if it’s stolen
  • Block most unwanted calls on your smartphone
  • Improve your home’s Internet security quickly and inexpensively
  • Get straight answers to online privacy questions–in steps that are simple to follow and easy to understand

You don’t have to avoid today’s amazing digital world: you can enrich your life, deepen your connections, and still keep yourself safe.

Author Biography

Jason R. Rich is an accomplished author, journalist, and photographer. Some of his recently published books include: My Digital Photography for Seniors, My Digital Entertainment for Seniors, Working in the Cloud: Using Web-Based Applications and Tools to Collaborate Online, and The Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. He’s also written an unofficial series of strategy guides, targeted to kids, focusing on the popular Fortnite: Battle Royale video game.

Through his work as an enrichment lecturer, he often offers workshops and classes about digital photography, the Internet, and consumer technology aboard cruise ships operated by Carnival Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Celebrity Cruise Lines, as well as through Adult Education programs in the New England area.

Table of Contents

1. Online Security Basics
2. Safely Surfing the Internet
3. How Web Surfing Impacts the Online Ads You See
4. Protect Your Security When Working with Emails
5. Securely Handle Online Banking Tasks
6. Protecting Your Privacy When Shopping Online
7. Social Media Safety
8. Protect Your Privacy When Publishing and Sharing Photos Online
9. Safely Storing Data, Documents, and Files in the Cloud
10. Securing Your Entertainment Options
11. Customizing the Security Settings on Your Smartphone or Tablet
12. Customizing the Security Settings on Your PC or Mac
13. Working with Smart Appliances and Home Security Tools
14. Tips for Protecting Your Kids and Grandchildren Online
15. What to Do (and Not Do) If You Become a Victim of a Cybercrime, Online Scam or Identity Theft

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