Computer Privacy Handbook: A Practical Guide to E-Mail Encryption, Data Protection, and PGP Privacy Software

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The Computer Privacy Handbook gives you the practical tools to reassert your privacy. You'll find out who is selling your secrets, how computers help snoops, the dangers of a cash-free society, how the U.S. government wants to monitor all telecommunications, why e-mail can be terribly unsafe, the advantages of anonymous remailers, how to protect yourself with encryption and digital signatures, and how to safeguard your Social Security number. Also included is a complete, user-friendly manual for PGP (Pretty Good ...
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Overview

The Computer Privacy Handbook gives you the practical tools to reassert your privacy. You'll find out who is selling your secrets, how computers help snoops, the dangers of a cash-free society, how the U.S. government wants to monitor all telecommunications, why e-mail can be terribly unsafe, the advantages of anonymous remailers, how to protect yourself with encryption and digital signatures, and how to safeguard your Social Security number. Also included is a complete, user-friendly manual for PGP (Pretty Good Privacy), a top-rate software program that protects your personal and business data files and e-mail from snoops! PGP is the de facto world standard for e-mail privacy.

With millions of e-mail messages and online discussions exchanged daily on the Internet, electronic security has become a key concern. The Computer Privacy Handbook explains how computers have put our privacy in jeopardy and what practical steps individuals can take to safeguard their electronic security.

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Bacard provides an overview of surveillance, discusses cryptology, introduces Pretty Good Privacy (or PGP, a software program that protects personal and business data files and e- mail from snoops and other ill-willed sorts), and includes a user- friendly manual for using PGP on the PC. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9781566091718
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 274
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Guarding Our Privacy in the Information Age: An Overview of Surveillance 3
Pt. 2 Cryptology ("Crypto"): Roots of the Clipper Chip Controversy 69
Pt. 3 PGP: Pretty Good Privacy 125
Pt. 4 Using PGP on the PC 151
Pt. 5 Bibliography 235
Pt. 6 Appendix: Pro Privacy Cyberspace Resources 243
Index 275
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