Practical Privacy

Practical Privacy

by Silver Lake Editors
     
 

Personal financial data has become the most sought-after asset in the information economy. Crooks want this data--but they're not the only ones, as Internet marketers use personal information almost as aggressively by selling the personal information of their customers. Retailers, schools and government agencies store more personal information on students--and… See more details below

Overview

Personal financial data has become the most sought-after asset in the information economy. Crooks want this data--but they're not the only ones, as Internet marketers use personal information almost as aggressively by selling the personal information of their customers. Retailers, schools and government agencies store more personal information on students--and applicants--than they sometimes admit; and then do a sloppy job of protecting that information. What can consumers do to manage these risks to their personal information? This book has the answers. In practical, plain English readers get the tools and tips they need to keep their private information private. Each chapter combines • real-world examples of privacy problems and solutions • easy-to-use checklists • sample letters to credit agencies, banks, etc. The tips in this book will reduce the number of unwanted phone calls, spam emails and junk mail that the reader receives. • useful advice about monitoring personal data

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013362932
Publisher:
Silver Lake Publishing
Publication date:
09/12/2011
Series:
Personal Security Series , #18
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
270
File size:
0 MB

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