PRLog - Dec. 5, 2012 - Author Jeff Sechler releases his updated "Internet Safety for Kids and Young Adults" self-help book designed to help young people navigate the challenges and dangers of the digital world.
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The Internet is a great place to go to socialize, do research, learn new things and so much more. But with this wealth of information and knowledge, come hidden dangers that could greatly impact your life, both personally and professionally.
"Internet Safety for Kids and Young Adults" provides a detailed description of a number of dangers lurking in cyberspace for today's youth. It is written in plain, easy-to-understand language and speaks directly to the reader. There are many books out there which target parents on how to speak to their kids about the Internet, but very few available designed with the kids in mind.
The book covers three main categories: Personal Safety Risks, Personal Property Risks, and Professional Risks. Each topic is covered in-depth and provides real-world examples and stories to emphasize the importance. Topics include:
Part I: Personal Safety Risks
♦ Cyber-bullying / Cyber-harassment
♦ Texting and Sexting
♦ Internet Addictions
♦ Sexual and Online Predators
Part II: Personal Property Risks
♦ Identity Theft
♦ Online Scams
♦ Viruses and Spyware
♦ Mobile Device Security
Part III: Professional Risks
♦ Online Reputation
♦ Copyright and Plagiarism
This book is a must read for anyone who uses the Internet on a regular basis. The tools and tips listed inside will change the way you look at the online world and how you interact with webpages and social networking sites. The author's goal in writing this book is to educate today's youth in how to stay safe and smart while online and protect their well-being and property from the dangers hiding in the digital world.
"Internet Safety for Kids and Young Adults"
Paperback: 150 pages
Available at Amazon and other online retailers: http://www.amazon.com/
A digital version of this book will be released in the coming weeks.
About the Author:
Jeff Sechler has been working with computers and technology for over a decade. Most of his time is spent on the Internet and his experience and knowledge as an IT Professional helps to provide guidance for many people. He spends must of his time advising peers and students about Internet safety best practices and how to keep their computers running smoothly.