My Online Privacy for Seniors

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Que Publishing, Apr 1, 2019 - Computers - 384 pages
My Online Privacy for Seniors is an exceptionally easy and complete guide to protecting your privacy while you take advantage of the extraordinary resources available to you through the Internet and your mobile devices. It approaches every topic from a senior’s point of view, using meaningful examples, step-by-step tasks, large text, close-up screen shots, and a custom full-color interior designed for comfortable reading. Top beginning technology author Jason R. Rich covers all you need to know to:
  • Safely surf the Internet (and gain some control over the ads you’re shown)
  • Protect yourself when working with emails
  • Securely handle online banking and shopping
  • Stay safe on social media, and when sharing photos online
  • Safely store data, documents, and files in the cloud
  • Secure your entertainment options
  • Customize security on your smartphone, tablet, PC, or Mac
  • Work with smart appliances and home security tools
  • Protect your children and grandchildren online
  • Take the right steps immediately if you’re victimized by cybercrime, identity theft, or an online scam
You don’t have to avoid today’s amazing digital world: you can enrich your life, deepen your connections, and still keep yourself safe.
 

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Contents

Online Security Basics
Protecting Yourself Online
Safely Surf the Internet
Use Tools to Manage and Remember Your Passwords
Protect Your Security When Working with Emails
Safely Surf the Internet
Handling Online Banking Tasks Securely
Protect Your Privacy and Security When Shopping Online
Use Social Media Safely Chapter 7 Protect Your Privacy When Publishing and Sharing Photos Online
Safely Store Data Documents and Files in the Cloud
Customize the Security Settings on Your Smartphone or Tablet
Appendix A Glossary
Index
Bonus Online Chapters Bonus 1 How Web Surfing Affects the Online Ads You
Work with Smart Appliances Smart Speakers and Home Security Tools
Protect Your Kids and Grandchildren Online

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Jason R. Rich is an accomplished author, journalist, and photographer. Some of his recently published books include: My Digital Photography for Seniors, My Digital Entertainment for Seniors, Working in the Cloud: Using Web-Based Applications and Tools to Collaborate Online, and The Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. He’s also written an unofficial series of strategy guides, targeted to kids, focusing on the popular Fortnite: Battle Royale video game.

Through his work as an enrichment lecturer, he often offers workshops and classes about digital photography, the Internet, and consumer technology aboard cruise ships operated by Carnival Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Celebrity Cruise Lines, as well as through Adult Education programs in the New England area.

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