Catching the Catfishers

Disarm the Online Pretenders, Predators, and Perpetrators Who Are Out to Ruin Your Life

Author:Tyler Cohen Wood
ISBN-13: 978-1-60163-307-1
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 5.25 x 8.25 inches
Format: Paper
Price: $15.99

“A very timely and informative read.”
—Fred Burton, New York Times best-selling author of Under Fire and former State Department counter-terrorism agent

Catching the Catfishers is nothing short of astounding. Wood is a cyber security expert with Department of Defense credentials and is willing to share what she has learned. Thankfully her style is direct, understandable, and down-to-earth. This book covers it all. We are even told how experts can tell when someone we are communicating with online is trying to lie and deceive us. It’s a new world, and this manual should be in every home.”

—Dr. Dean Edell, host, Dr. Dean Edell Show, author of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Healthiness

Catching the Catfishers is a must-read for any professional, parent, or young adult who wants to understand and manage the sometimes scary but critical world of social media.”
—Caroline Adams Miller, best-selling author of Creating Your Best Life

“Tyler Cohen Wood is truly top-notch. Her expertise will make this book a must-read for anyone who wants to manage their online image or protect themselves and their children in the online domain.”
—Franco Ruggeri, Director, CNET Mobile at CBS Interactive

Your online identity is quickly becoming more crucial to your personal and professional success than in-person communications.

But most of us don’t understand this digital Wild West and the dangers that lurk around every corner. Most of us are unaware of the digital bread crumbs that we leave behind with every post, and how easy it is for a person with malicious intent to harm us.

Catching the Catfishers is for every user of social media, teaching you how to:

  • Safely and successfully navigate the online world.
  • Protect yourself and your children from online predators, cyber stalkers, and chat-room bullies.
  • Detect if someone is not who he or she claims to be.
  • Learn what digital bread crumbs you leave behind and how to clean them up.
  • Control your own online identity.
  • Use social media to find the right relationship, employee, or anything else you are looking for.

Tyler Cohen Wood is an expert in social media and cyber issues. She is a senior officer and a cyber branch chief for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) within the Department of Defense (DoD) where she makes decisions and recommendations significantly changing, interpreting, and developing important cyber policies and programs affecting current and future DoD and Intelligence Community policies. She coauthored the textbook Alternate Data Storage Forensics and was featured in Best Damn Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Book Period. She previously worked for the DoD Cyber Crime Center as a senior digital forensic analyst, using her expertise in intrusion, malware analysis, and major crimes to bring about many successful prosecutions. Available as an eBook through Nook and Kindle

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