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Keep your personal and business details private.
Credit card details, address, phone, confidential business information, Word documents, Excel worksheets, PowerPoint slides or any other files.
Mostly using tools you already have or are freely available.
suits Windows and Mac, Office 365, Office 2019, Office 2016 and earlier
We all send personal information over the Internet, credit cards, social security, birth date, account details and a lot more. Most do that not knowing it’s visible to criminals, spies or just accidental viewing.
Even the tiniest one-person business shares private information over the Internet. That can be customer details or business information that would be useful to criminals, business rivals and more.
The Internet wasn’t designed for security and privacy. Even today most programs focus on ease-of-use with customer privacy added on later. It’s up to us to make sure our information is kept private. No-one will do it for us.
Beating Bots, Spies & Cock-ups shows how keep your personal and business details private. Mostly using tools you already have or are freely available.
for Windows and Mac, Office 365, Office 2019, Office 2016 and earlier
Hackers and criminals (“Bots”) take personal information, combine those details with other information and sell it. Identify theft is huge business. A single stolen credit card number (with expiry and CVV) can sell for $5,000 on the black market.
Government agencies (“Spies”) around the world harvest information from the Internet. Emails, web traffic, files on cloud storage and more is monitored. The sad truth is that powers to spy on the Internet are not limited to terrorism. They can and do spy for any reason, often without a warrant or notice to you.
Accidental intrusion is also possible (“Cock-ups”). Someone might not be trying to snoop on you but might come across information they aren’t mean to see.
Beating Bots, Spies & Cock-ups has step-by-step advice for
Beating Bots, Spies & Cock-ups considers the people who get your secure files. It’s no good sending an encrypted file if the receiver doesn’t know how to open it!
Window and Mac users get a lot from Beating Bots, Spies & Cock-ups.
Most secure sending methods work for either Mac or Windows.
We note the options that are limited to either Windows or Mac completely or need extra tools to bridge the Microsoft/Apple divide.
The first chapter of Beating Bots, Spies & Cock-ups gets you secure sending quickly. How to safely send file and documents by various means.
Then there’s detailed chapters on each type file exchange method, how to secure it and how the receiver can open and use the files you send.
Finally, there’s some Geeky Tech Talk more info on encryption standards and security technologies.