Security Considerations for Home and Personal Online Use

IN THE DIGITAL AND INFORMATION AGE, it’s difficult to maintain privacy. Employers, advertisers, friends, doctors, and almost everyone else is looking to find your information online. As more of our data and personal information is stored online, security and privacy become hard to maintain.

Privacy breaches, Web vulnerabilities, and data theft are not a threat just to big business. Every day thousands of individuals are duped out of money, suffer identity theft, or find their data compromised. This chapter explores various privacy concerns for home users. It discusses how Web security and vulnerabilities are part of daily life at home and at work. Further, this chapter will explore ...

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