Passwords & Internet Addresses Journal For Dummies

Book description

Keep track of your passwords and learn how to make them better

You have dozens of passwords for dozens of uses, and it seems every account has different password requirements. How can you keep them all straight while keeping them secure? This ingenious little book solves the problem! It's more than just a logbook; it's loaded with advice on creating effective passwords, maintaining your privacy on Facebook and Twitter, protecting your financial records, using online "netiquette", and much more.

It also provides lots of space to record important site names, URLs, and passwords, including space for new passwords when you have to change them! With this handy guide, you can keep them all straight and up to date.

  • Offers tips on establishing user accounts, creating effective passwords, keeping your accounts secure, maintaining your privacy on social networking sites, and more

  • Provides space to record the site name, URL, site functions, and up to 10 passwords for each account, allowing you to change passwords from time to time for greater security

  • Passwords & Internet Addresses Journal For Dummies combines important tips about passwords with a way to organize your information and still keep it safe. Never lose or forget another password!

    Table of contents

    1. Cover Page
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Contents
    6. Introduction
      1. About This Book
      2. Foolish Assumptions
      3. Icons Used in This Book
      4. Where to Go from Here
    7. Part I: Getting Started with Passwords
      1. Chapter 1: Safeguarding Your Identity
        1. Assessing Your Information
        2. Avoiding Identity Theft and Fraud
        3. Privacy Pests and How to Deal with Them
        4. Responding to Identity Theft or Fraud
      2. Chapter 2: What's the Secret Password?
        1. Choosing and Protecting Passwords
        2. Storing and Remembering Your Passwords
        3. Understanding Password Vulnerabilities
        4. Using Encryption
        5. Appreciating Password Enhancements
        6. Answering Security Questions
      3. Chapter 3: Viruses, Spyware, and Scams — Oh My!
        1. Investigating the Common Ways Your Information Can Be Compromised
        2. Protecting Yourself
        3. Recognizing Scams
      4. Chapter 4: Shop 'til You Drop — Securely
        1. Taking a Close Look at Websites
        2. Guard Your Card While Shopping Online
      5. Chapter 5: Staying Safe on Social Media
        1. Networking Online
        2. Setting Boundaries
      6. Chapter 6: Ten Things You Should Never Do with Your Password
        1. Write Your Password on Your Keyboard
        2. Use the Same Password over Multiple Sites
        3. E-Mail Somebody Your Password
        4. Share Your Password With Somebody You Don't Know
        5. Use Common Words in Your Password
        6. Use Your Birth Date in Your Password
        7. Use Any Identifying Number as Your Password
        8. Use Your Child's Name in Your Password
        9. Type Your Password on a Device You Don't Trust
        10. Type Your Password When Using the Internet on a Network You Don't Trust
    8. Part II: Passwords & Internet Addresses Journal
      1. Chapter 7: Creating an Inventory of All Your Accounts
        1. Communications
        2. Entertainment
        3. Financial
        4. Hardware
        5. Search and Information Sites
        6. Shopping
        7. Social
        8. Utilities and Services
        9. Work and School
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    9. Part III: Passwords Quick Reference
    10. About the Author
    11. Dedication
    12. Acknowledgments
    13. Acknowledgments

    Product information

    • Title: Passwords & Internet Addresses Journal For Dummies
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: November 2013
    • Publisher(s): For Dummies
    • ISBN: 9781118828366