Look Both Ways: Help Protect Your Family on the Internet

Look Both Ways: Help Protect Your Family on the Internet
Published:September 13, 2006Language:English
Author:Linda CriddleTechnology:Security
Length:240 PagesISBN 13:9780735623477

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About The BookYour practical guide to helping make the Internet a safer place for you and your family.

Your parents taught you to look both ways before crossing the street. Now, learn the rules of the road—and help protect yourself online with Internet child-safety authority Linda Criddle. Using real-life examples, Linda teaches the simple steps you and your family can take to help identify and avoid Internet dangers—and still enjoy your time online.Help protect your family and learn how to:
  • Blog, instant message, and play games without inadvertently revealing personal information
  • Take safety precautions if you participate in online dating
  • Recognize and avoid phony e-mail, instant messages, and Web sites
  • Project an attitude online that can help detract potential predators
  • Talk about safe Internet practices with your family
  • Report abuses and suspicious activities to the proper authorities
  • About Linda CriddleFirst and foremost, Linda Criddle is a mother of four. She works for Microsoft Corporation as a senior product manager for Child Safety, where she identifies emerging risks to children on the Internet and develops solutions for users and technologies. In just the last year, Linda has written more than 30 patents. Linda is an internationally recognized speaker and advisor on child safety and the Internet.
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