By Scott N. Schober
Reviewed by Angie Mangino
Rating: 5 stars
In our digitally connected world today, everyone faces the
dangers of cyberattacks and credit fraud.
If a cyber security expert can be hacked, what hope is there for any of
The author offers an answer to that question from his
personal experience, as well as from his expertise, in this down-to-earth, easy
to read and to understand book.
Divided into four parts, with a helpful glossary at the end
to clarify for the non-expert reader, the book offers both information to have
the necessary knowledge for awareness and practical tips for protection.
The author explains in his introduction what readers can
“In Part 1, I share my candid story of how my small business
was the victim of repeated cyberattacks and how I quickly learned that noting
is truly secure. In Part 2, I share best practices to help you protect your
identity, business, personal data, and finances by using specific measures,
both preventative and remedial. Part 3 is designed to help you stay safe in the
challenging and always changing digital world without losing hope or sight of
what’s truly important. In par 4, I tally the major breaches that have made the
headlines over the past several years and how they affect us all.”
Readers will find after finishing the book that the author
delivers on his promises.
This book is unique in demystifying the professional jargon
that most cybersecurity experts speak to each other. The author writes in a
conversational, storytelling manner to alert readers of the vulnerabilities while
letting them know what they can do to safeguard themselves.