Online Safety for Internet Savvy Teens

Microsoft recently released a FREE ebook to help teenagers keep themselves safer online. The credit goes to security expert and author, Linda McCarthy who partnered with Microsoft, to provide this must-have (and free) downloadable version of her new book, which was written for computer and Internet savvy “tweens” and teens, as well as their parents and educators titled:

Own Your Space – Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online

Own Your Space

The hardcopy normally sells for $19.99 (ISBN 978-0-615-37366-9), but when asked why she decided to partner with Microsoft to post her book online for Free, author and OwnYourSpace founder said, “It is increasingly more important that schools and families have access to free security information to protect themselves on the Internet.” As such, some of the more important topics covered in this ebook are:

  • Cyberbullying
  • Hackers and Crackers
  • Social Networking
  • Phishing
  • Spam

Who was this eBook is Written For?

This eBook was written for both Teenagers and Adults who are:

Who is Own Your Space For?It doesn’t matter if you are a parent, a caregiver, or a teacher, because most any adult can learn to stay up-to-date with the latest computer and online safety concerns to help train their kids how to avoid dangerous internet situations that affect not only your computer’s health, but your loved ones themselves. Below is a breakdown of the chapters in this great book.

  • Chapt 1: Protect Your Turf
  • Chapt 2: Know Your Villains
  • Chapt 3: Nasty “ware”
  • Chapt 4: Hackers and Crackers
  • Chapt 5: Taking SPAM Off the Menu
  • Chapt 6: Cyberbullies
  • Chapt 7: Phishing for Dollars
  • Chapt 8: Safer Cyber Shopping
  • Chapt 9: Browsers Bite Back
  • Chapt 10: Private Blogs and Public Places
  • Chapt 11: Going Social
  • Chapt 12: Friends, Creeps, and Pirates
  • Chapt 13: Any Port in a Storm
  • Chapt 14: Look Pa, No Strings
  • Chapt 15: Getting Help
  • Chapt 16: Tweaks
  • Appendix

Download Your Free Copy of “Own Your Space” Here!

The link above will take you to the Microsoft Download Center where you can download the entire 266 page eBook at once, or chapter by chapter, in either Microsoft XPS or Adobe PDF format. There is nothing to sign-up for, just direct links to a great book. The picture below shows you an example of the download page.

Own Your Space Teen Book

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