1st Edition

The Cybersecurity Self-Help Guide

By Arun Soni Copyright 2021
    226 Pages 149 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    226 Pages 149 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Cybercrime is increasing at an exponential rate. Every day, new hacking techniques and tools are being developed by threat actors to bypass security systems and access private data. Most people do not know how to secure themselves, their devices, and their media shared online.

    Especially now, cybercriminals appear to be ahead of cybersecurity experts across cyberspace. During the coronavirus pandemic, we witnessed the peak of cybercrime, which is likely to be sustained even after the pandemic.

    This book is an up-to-date self-help guide for everyone who connects to the Internet and uses technology. It is designed to spread awareness about cybersecurity by explaining techniques and methods that should be implemented practically by readers.

    Arun Soni is an international award-winning author who has written 159 books on information technology. He is also a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v8) from the EC-Council US. His achievements have been covered by major newspapers and portals, such as Business Standard, The Economic Times, Indian Express, The Tribune, Times of India, Yahoo News, and Rediff.com. He is the recipient of multiple international records for this incomparable feat. His vast international exposure in cybersecurity and writing make this book special. This book will be a tremendous help to everybody and will be considered a bible on cybersecurity.

    Preface. Introduction The World of Cybercrime. Chapter 1 All about IP Addresses. Chapter 2 Router Security. Chapter 3 Applying 2-Factor Authentication (2-FA). Chapter 4 Has My Email Been Hacked? Chapter 5 Implementing Online Parental Control. Chapter 6 The Golden Rule to Be on Social Media. Chapter 7 Smartphone Security/Finding Your Lost Phone. Chapter 8 All about Proxy and VPN. Chapter 9 Collecting the Digital Evidence. Chapter 10 Debit/Credit Card Security. Chapter 11 Website Hacking and Security Implementation. Chapter 12 Protection from Email Spoofing. Chapter 13 Backup and Encryption. Chapter 14 Must-Have Apps for Women and Elderly. Chapter 15 Penetration Testing Using a Smartphone. Chapter 16 P2P Money Transfer Apps and More. Chapter 17 Final Thirty Tip s for Online Safety. Chapter 18 Reporting a Cybercrime. Further Reading. Index.


    Arun Soni is an internationally acclaimed author and cybersecurity expert from Chandigarh who has authored 146 books on computer education for schools and Cybersecurity. His books are widely read in India and abroad by millions of students. He has 17 years of experience in writing and 23 years of working in the field of computer education. He has the distinction of having his name entered in ‘Limca Book of Records’ under the category ‘Most Computer books written at the age of 37’. He also holds many other records for this incomparable feat and is recognized in the India Book of Records, Global book of Records and Unique World Records. He is also the recipient of the ‘Distinguished Author Award’ by the Federation of Educational Publishers in India (FEPI). For his contribution in the field of computer education and Cybersecurity, he has been admired and covered by many major news portals, magazines, newspapers such as Indian Express, The Tribune, Dainik Bhaskar, Yahoo News, The Economics Times, Business Standard and Rediff.com. He has also appeared as an expert commentator on several nation-wide TV channels. He is also a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) from EC Council (US) and a Cyber Security Consultant, who is working for the cause of spreading awareness about ‘Cybersecurity’ by conducting workshops/seminars on ‘Cyber-crimes, Online Security and Information protection’, in numerous schools/colleges and organizations.