Own Your Space – Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online is an insightful book written by long time security and safety expert Linda McCarthy and offered free to consumers through the generous support of Microsoft.
Written for computer and Internet savvy “tweens” and teens specifically, this book is also a useful resource for the adults they rely on. This book will help teens ‘own their space’ online.
Topics covered help youth understand how to Protect Your Turf, Know Your Villains, Nasty “ware”,
Hackers and Crackers, Taking SPAM Off the Menu, Cyberbullies, Phishing for Dollars, Safe Cyber Shopping, Browsers Bite Back, Private Blogs and Public Places, Going Social, Friends Creeps and Pirates, Any Port in a Storm, Look Pa, No Strings!, Getting Help, Tweaks, and A Note to Parents.
This book would be a key resource at any price; getting it free means that price will not be a barrier to providing youth the tools they need to act safely and responsibly online. Download the book here: