Synopses & Reviews
"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.
About the Author
Tyler Cohen Wood is cyber branch chief for an intelligence agency within the Department of Defense (DoD). She is known in the intelligence, law enforcement, and computer forensics communities for her work with digital forensics and cyber intelligence and has presented as a cyber expert at conferences across the country. 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 (DC3) as a senior digital forensic analyst, using her expertise in intrusion, malware analysis, and major crimes to bring about many successful prosecutions. Before joining DC3, she was employed at IBM and NASA as a senior forensic analyst.