Inside the World of Hacking, Online Privacy, and Cyberterrorism
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Young Adult|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Science, STEM, STEM: Technology/Coding|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Twenty-First Century Books ™|
|Number of Pages||120|
|BISACS||YAN013020, YAN031000, YAN011000|
|Dimensions||6 x 9|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, and Websites|
School Library Journal
“An excellent addition to middle school and high school libraries looking for updated titles about computers and technology careers.”—School Library Journal
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.