Look Both Ways: Help Protect Your Family on the Internet


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Look Both Ways: Help Protect Your Family on the Internet
By Linda Criddle, Nancy Muir
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Publisher: Microsoft Press
Pub Date: September 13, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-7356-2347-3
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-2347-7
Pages: 240
 

Table of Contents  | Index
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Learn 14 ways in which you can help make the Internet a safer place for you and your family. This guide, written by a leading child safety expert, offers families practical advice for avoiding risks on the Internet.



book cover
Look Both Ways: Help Protect Your Family on the Internet
By Linda Criddle, Nancy Muir
...............................................
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Pub Date: September 13, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-7356-2347-3
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-2347-7
Pages: 240
 

Table of Contents  | Index

   Copyright
   Praise for Look Both Ways ...
   Acknowledgments
   Introduction
   Quick Safety Checklist
    Part One:  Understanding the Risks
      Chapter One.  The Landscape of Risk
      What's Going On Out There?
      How Are You Putting Yourself at Risk?
      What Can You Do?
      What's Next?
      Chapter Two.  Misperceptions About Online Anonymity
      Leaving a Trail of Clues
      The Lure of Anonymity
      How Predators Use Anonymity
      What Can You Do?
      Chapter Three.  Thinking Like the Enemy: Predatory Behavior
      Knowing the Enemy
      Recognizing Sexual Predators, Offline and On
      How Predators Choose Their Victims
      The Victim Grooming Process
      Who Is Not at Fault
    Part Two:  13 Steps to Internet Security
      Chapter Four.  Step 1: Be Careful What You Show People
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Five.  Step 2: Don't Tell People More Than You Should
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Six.  Step 3: Be Alert to How Predators Prey on Emotions
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Seven.  Step 4: Don't Let Them Know Where You Live
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Eight.  Step 5: Don't Expose Yourself Through Instant Messaging
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Nine.  Step 6: Reduce Your Vulnerability When Blogging
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Ten.  Step 7: Understand Risks of Fraudulent Communications and Protect Yourself
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Eleven.  Step 8: Date Safely Online
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Twelve.  Step 9: Don't Browse Indiscriminately
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Thirteen.  Step 10: Use Common Sense When Gaming with Others
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Fourteen.  Step 11: Get Savvy About Financial Scams and Fraud
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Fifteen.  Step 12: Don't Let Your Defenses Down When Using Mobile Devices
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
      Chapter Sixteen.  Step 13: Act to Avoid Harassment and Bullying
      What Just Happened?
      Assessing the Risks
      Protecting Yourself
    Part Three:  Get Going to Protect Yourself Today
      Chapter Seventeen.  Talking About Safety
      Understanding the Safety Pacts You Make
      Negotiating Safety
      What You Should Know Before You Start the Discussion
      Build the Framework for a Safer Environment
      The Special Case for Social Networks
      Chapter Eighteen.  It Takes Everyone to Make a Safe Internet
      What to Do If a Sexual Predator Is Victimizing Your Child
      Report Abuse
      What Your Online Service Can Do
      How You Can Affect Laws Dealing with Online Abuse
      Begin a New Internet Journey
    Part Four:  Resources
      Helpful Terms
     
      Technology Toolkit
      Understanding the Types of Technology Available
      Top Tips on Using Technology to Protect Yourself
      Useful Web Sites for Finding Tools
      Helpful Web Resources for Internet Safety
      Safety Advice and Information
      Recognizing Sexual Predators
      Government Sites
      Sites for Reporting Abuse
      Kid-Oriented Sites
      Common Messaging Shortcuts
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      N
      O
      P
      Q
      R
      S
      T
      U
      W
      XYZ
      Selected References
      About the Authors
   Index