Nonfiction Book Award Status: GOLD


Highly motivated hackers don’t think that stealing passwords, credit card numbers and social security numbers is a crime. So how do you protect yourself, your secrets, your reputation, and your money from them?

Benjamin Franklin famously said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. How Hacks Happen and How to Protect Yourself was written to be that cure by opening the eyes of its readers to the clever ways hackers can trick them into disclosing passwords, how those passwords can end up on the dark web, and how social media services record and use personal information users surrender (share). Within the pages of this book, readers learn how to invest proactively to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their network, assets, and secrets.

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Author Bio

Author Mark Germanos is an ethical hacker who helps 7-figure and 8-figure businesses grow, increase profits, and protect secrets by helping them find and remediate their network security vulnerabilities before the bad guys do. How Hacks Happen and How to Protect Yourself is his fourth book.

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