Be Safe in Cyberspace is a book on Internet safety for children and adults. The Internet is a wonderful place where you can socialize, play games, collect information, get updates and learn new things. All this, while sitting in the comfort of your home! You may wonder…”Why then do I need Internet safety while chatting with friends or playing online? Is a hand going to coming out of the screen and punch me in the face? Obviously not!”
Have you ever considered that cyberspace can be a dangerous place? A place where you might bump into strangers, bullies or criminals? A medium that can be used to bully you? This is possible because the computer provides a virtual wall for people to hide behind.
Some consequences of your online activities can spill out of cyberspace and mess up your real life. Is it possible to use the Internet safely and to your advantage, without getting trapped in the net?
This little book on Internet safety that empowers you with information so you can make Cyberspace a safe, happy place. As you explore the fascinating world of the Internet, it’ll hold you by the finger and guide you to Be Safe in Cyberspace.
About The Author:
Pooja Malhotra is a cyber education consultant and Internet safety expert. She spends much of her time conducting interactive sessions and workshops on Internet safety for tweens and teens. She has an incredible knack of encouraging children to be safe in cyberspace without sounding like a nagging adult, lecturing them on the do’s & don’ts and dangers of the digital world.
A writer by compulsion, she has been contributing articles on ‘Internet Safety’ to newspapers and various online publications. After years of reiterating guidelines on how to be safe online, she decided to consolidate everything into a small, easy to follow guidebook and reach out to as many children as possible.