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NEW-Cyber Curiosity: A Beginner’s Guide to Cybersecurity – How to Protect Yourself in the Modern World by Lakeidra Smith

Title:        Cyber Curiosity: A Beginner’s Guide to Cybersecurity  

SUBTITLE: How to Protect Yourself in the Modern World

Author:  Lakeidra Smith

Genre: Non-Fiction/Technology/Finances

Format: eBook & paperback

Release Date:    April 29, 2021

Publisher: New Degree Press

Synopsis:

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.

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Biography

Lakeidra Smith studied management information systems and cyber criminology at the University of Alabama. She focuses on eliminating the barrier of technical lingo and concepts to make cybersecurity accessible to everyone. Her passion for technology drives her mission, which is to connect with her readers on a practical level, while allowing her personality and excitement to radiate! She believes in the power and value of technology, and her ultimate goal is to keep our society safe as we navigate cyberspace.

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