Cyber Safety for Everyone

Cyber Safety for Everyone

A Must read to avoid the temptations and perils of cyberspace


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Formats : PDF (Downlodable)

Pages : 170

ISBN : 9789386551528

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

A Must read to avoid the temptations and perils of cyberspace

Key Features

● Understand that the Internet is a very public space, with our online lives and real-world lives closely intertwined, each affecting the other.
● Importance of Netiquette, good etiquettes when online, and the importance of leaving clean digital footprints.
● Tips for protection of very young kids (5yr-8 yr), when online.
● Cyber-bullying/online abuse: staying away from online abuse and steps to deal with cyber abuse.
● Identifying and keeping potential online predators and pedophiles at a distance.
● Knowing what information is considered personal information and why it is to be kept private.


Children’s online life is different from those of grown-ups, if their online safety is a constant worry this book is a great resource to use. It tells you the kind of trouble children can get into when they are online, and suggests simple yet effective ways to deal with such situations. JaagoTeens has written a book based on their live interactions with students, and most of the examples given here are true incidents. Schools have been inviting them for repeat sessions because they are aware of the issues plaguing students of various age groups, and are able to address the same. This book is a must-read for every parent, teacher or child who wants to avoid the temptations and perils of cyberspace.

What will you learn

● Awareness of the IT Act, including clauses that deal with hacking, impersonation, stealing of another’s online data, cyberbullying, etc.
● Gaining knowledge of (post-Nirbhaya) women-centric laws to tackle online sexual harassment, voyeurism and stalking.
● Concept of plagiarism and the importance of avoiding plagiarism and copyright violation.
● To modify the privacy settings on FaceBook, Whatsapp, LinkedIn, Instagram, SnapChat, Twitter, Flickr, Pinterest, to ensure one’s personal safety.

Who this book is for

This Book is a useful resource for anyone who wishes to know about Internet Safety. It can be used to introduce internet safety to students to ensure that safety becomes second-nature to them.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Internet Safety
2. Real World and the Virtual World
3. Basic Do’s and Don’ts
4. Protection of very young kids (5 to 8-year olds)
5. Online Gaming
6. Recognizing cyber bullying and dealing with it
7. Privacy of Personal Information
8. Online Predators
9. Smartphone Safety
10. Safe Online Payments
11. Laws that protect against Online Harassment
12. Online Plagiarism
13. Privacy Settings for Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat and other online platforms

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BPB Publications

BPB Publications

BPB is Asia's largest publishers of Computer & IT books. For the last 63 years BPB has been a friend, philosopher and guide for programmers, developers, hardware technicians, IT Professionals who have made things happen in the IT World.

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