Title: Cyber Curiosity: A Beginner’s Guide to Cybersecurity
SUBTITLE: How to Protect Yourself in the Modern World
Author: Lakeidra Smith
Format: eBook & paperback
Release Date: April 29, 2021
Publisher: New Degree Press
Every year, thousands of people fall victim to phone scams, phishing attacks, and identity theft. But the consequences of these attacks are completely preventable if you practice cybersecurity awareness.
Many associate cybersecurity with large corporations, so why is it important for you? Cyber Curiosity: A Beginner’s Guide to Cybersecurity—How to Protect Yourself in the Modern World answers this through the stories of individuals and corporations alike. You will learn why you should keep separate passwords and how cybercrimes are committed. You will read about:
* The couple who set up a smart security camera system only to find that it was recording them for the world to see
* How a ransomware attack brought the DCH hospital system of West Alabama to its knees
* What it’s like being a victim of a romance scam resulting in over two million dollars in damages
Cyber Curiosity breaks down these stories and pulls in the experts to help equip you with the tools needed to bolster your own cybersecurity awareness. It’s not all about the big tech data breaches on the news—cybersecurity is about making the right decisions to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your information.