Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Own Your Space: Free Download

Free download of 100 page book dedicated to helping students develop Digital Citizenship awareness.
Own Your Space
"Linda McCarthy, the former Senior Director of Internet Safety at Symantec, wrote the first edition of Own Your Space. With 20+ years experience in the industry, Linda has been hired to test security on corporate networks around the world. For the 2010 edition, Linda’s expertise is backed up by a full team to provide the best security experience possible for teens and families online. That team includes security experts, design experts, anime artists, and parent reviewers, as well as a dedicated group of teen reviewers, web designers, and test readers."

Here's the table of contents to give you a better idea of what is covered. This book can be downloaded a chapter at a time or as a complete edition. 
Table of Contents
Preface. . .. vii
Chapter 1: Protect Your Turf
Chapter 2: Know Your Villains
Chapter 3: Nasty “ware”
Chapter 4: Hackers and Crackers
Chapter 5: Taking SPAM Off the Menu
Chapter 6: Cyberbullies
Chapter 7: Phishing for Dollars
Chapter 8: Safe Cyber Shopping
Chapter 9: Browsers Bite Back
Chapter 10: Private Blogs and Public Places
Chapter 11: Going Social
Chapter 12: Friends, Creeps and Pirates
Chapter 13: Any Port in a Storm
Chapter 14: Look Pa, No Strings!
Chapter 15: Getting Help
Appendix A: A Note to Parents
The book is distributed under  a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 license.