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Virtual Shadows: Your Privacy in the Information Society
     

Virtual Shadows: Your Privacy in the Information Society

by Karen Lawrence Oqvist, Karen Lawrence 'Oqvist
 

ISBN-10: 1906124094

ISBN-13: 9781906124090

Pub. Date: 01/05/2009

Publisher: British Computer Society

Social networking, government databases, online shopping and loyalty cards have all generated vast amounts of personal data. As goverment and commercial organisations develop new technologies to share and exploit (and sometimes lose) this information, this book reveals the impact this is having on our privacy and security, and provides practical information as to how

Overview

Social networking, government databases, online shopping and loyalty cards have all generated vast amounts of personal data. As goverment and commercial organisations develop new technologies to share and exploit (and sometimes lose) this information, this book reveals the impact this is having on our privacy and security, and provides practical information as to how we can safeguard our identity and protect our children in the information society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906124090
Publisher:
British Computer Society
Publication date:
01/05/2009
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 The Online Information Society
3 Having Fun Safely Online: Some Golden Rules
4 Your Children’s Online Safety
5 All in the Name of National Safety
6 Our Choice of Future

Notes
References and Further Reading

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