Child identity theft is the fastest growing type of identity theft, a crime that affects some 10 million people annually. Here, a veteran law enforcement professional and expert in child identity theft offers parents, educators, law enforcement officials, and others who care for or work with children an inside look at the ways in which children are vulnerable to identity thieves.
Cyberphobia by Edward Lucas
Publication Date: 2015-11-17
An analysis of flaws in cybersecurity, that allow criminals to access and drain bank accounts and access personal information.
Provides advice and resources to recognize what information vulnerable and how. Also, provides guidance for minimizing risk, improving internet safety, and steps to take if identity theft happens. Available in print and eBook formats.
Written for middle grade age children, large photographs help illustrate this information about online privacy and identity theft.
Online Privacy and Hacking by Judy McDonough
Publication Date: 2014-08-01
Discusses the vulnerabilities in Internet security, the types of websites most at risk to hacking, and emerging remedies to improve the situation. Available in print and eBook
Overconnected by William Davidow
Publication Date: 2012-04-10
Argues that the success of the Internet and World Wide Web has also brought about a variety of concerns including being overconnected and potential opportunities for information to be comprised over the Internet.
With so many data-based forms of technology in the world today, it can be hard to keep track of everything you need to know. In this book, students will learn how the collection and use of data plays an important role in projects of all kinds.
Privacy in the Age of Big Data by Theresa M. Payton; Theodore Claypoole; Howard A. Schmidt (Foreword by)
Publication Date: 2015-04-16
Discuss advantages and disadvantages to the age of big data. Authors offer insight for readers to adjust online behaviors and to keep information private, even when under possible surveillance.