Free ebook for online teens

Microsoft just released a free ebook to help teens
keep themselves and their stuff safer online. In partnership with security
expert and author,
Linda
McCarthy
, this free downloadable version of her new book, “Own
Your Space – Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online” is written for computer
and Internet savvy “tweens” and teens and their parents or educators.

Here are a few of the topics covered in the book:


  • Cyberbullying

  • Hackers and crackers

  • Social networking

  • Phishing

  • Spam

 

When asked why she decided to partner with Microsoft
to post her book online for free, author and OwnYourSpace founder says, “It is
increasingly more important that schools and families have access to free
security information to protect themselves on the Internet.”

To
download the entire book, or individual chapters, go to “
Own Your SpaceKeep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe
Online” Digital Book for Teens
.

For more information, see Help teens protect themselves online.

Are you a teacher or principal? Learn about getting this book for your
school
, free.

 

 

About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »

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  1. Anonymous

    Thank you so much Linda, you did already what I wish I had the time to do, and you did it so professionally and in an entertaining way to get our kids attention.

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