50 Ways to Protect Your Identity in a Digital Age

peeper-featuredFree today as an Amazon promotion is 50 Ways to Protect Your Identity in a Digital Age by Steve Weisman. This is a 301 page book, that reveals the threats of new identity theft attacks based on use of Facebook, iPad, iPhone, Android, cloud apps, iPod, and other new technologies -- and shows you how to protect yourself, or how to fix the damage if you've already been attacked!

Weisman shows how social media, mobile devices, and the cloud have created major new dangers and how groups ranging from local hackers to foreign organized crime syndicates are exploiting them. He offers indispensable new guidance for avoiding risks, minimizing risks that can’t be completely avoided, and quickly halting the damage after an attack.

Packed with checklists, sample letters, and other practical tools, this is today’s one indispensable guide to protecting what matters most: your identity!

Includes exclusive must-read information about new attacks on

  • Senior citizens
  • Children
  • Military service members
  • Anyone who’s recently visited a doctor or hospital

Steve Weisman hosts the radio show A Touch of Grey, syndicated to 50+ stations nationwide, including WABC (NYC) and KRLA (LA). A senior lecturer at Bentley College, he is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. The legal editor for Talkers Magazine and a monthly columnist for the American Institute of Economic Research, he writes for publications ranging from The Boston Globe to Playboy and earned an ABA Certificate of Merit for excellence in legal journalism. His books include The Truth About Avoiding Scams, featured on Dr. Phil and CNN. Weisman holds a J.D. degree from Boston College Law School. He also operates the website www.scamicide.com, which provides the latest information on scams and identity theft.

Some of the information in this book is more applicable to Americans, rather than Canadadian or Europeans. PRIVACY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION are regulated differently in the European Union (EU), the United Sates (US) and Canada. The EU and Canada centrally supervise the private sector’s use of personal data, whereas the US regulation of the private sector is minimal. These differences emanate from distinct conceptual bases for privacy in each jurisdiction. In the US, privacy protection is essentially liberty protection, i.e. protection from government. For Europeans, privacy protects dignity or their public image. In Canada, privacy protection is focused on individual autonomy through personal control of information. We propose the Canadian model as a conceptual middle ground between the EU and the US, as a basis for future American privacy protection. You can download a pdf file by clicking here that explains some of the major differences.

50-ways-protect-ebookBut over-all, this book can be a great reference for everyone. And since it is being offered for free asan Amazon promotion for the next 24-48 hours, I would suggest you click here to get it now.

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