Inside the World of Hacking, Online Privacy, and Cyberterrorism

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 8

The news is filled with stories of data breaches at companies and of threats to national security as hackers interfere with elections. It’s more important than ever for internet users to know how to maintain their privacy online. The digital world has become inescapable, and to be a responsible digital citizen, it is necessary to be aware of the threats to your online privacy and security. This book looks at the legal and illegal forms of cyberspying, goes behind the scenes to explore career paths in cyberintelligence, and looks at the digital threats of cyber propaganda, fake news, cyberterrorism, and threats to the US government and individuals. Readers will learn tools to keep themselves safe and protect their privacy, as well as tips for what to do if they are attacked online, and a final chapter looks at how digitally savvy teens can prepare for a career in cyberintelligence.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Genre Science, Young Adult
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Technology/Coding
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Number of Pages 120
Publication Date 2021-02-02
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS YAN013020, YAN031000, YAN011000
Dewey 005.8
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 1170
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Michael Miller

Michael Miller is a prolific and best-selling writer. He has written more than 200 books over the past three decades on a variety of nonfiction topics. He graduated from Indiana University and worked in the publishing business. He lives in Minnesota with his wife Sherry.


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