Security | A Guide to Facebook Security
Author: Linda McCarthy, Keith Watson, and Denise Weldon-Siviy
Date: 08/19/2011 11:17 AM
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Report a Bad Link
Protect your Facebook account
Avoid the scammers
Use advanced security settings
Recover a hacked Facebook account
This guide is all about empowering you to Own Your Spaceto understand what Facebook is doing to make the site safe and secure and to take the actions that are needed in this new digital world to protect yourself and your account.
While the focus of this guide is on Facebook, the lessons here apply to every site you visit online. Throughout the guide, we will highlight the unique tools that Facebook provides so that you can harness your power by protecting your account, using advanced security settings, recovering a hacked Facebook account, and stopping imposters. Beyond this, we want you to adopt the mantra: Stop. Think. Connect. Facebook has a ton to offer people, and with a little bit of common sense you can stay safe and secure. We hope you find this guide useful. Please join the conversation by visiting the Facebook Security Page at www.facebook.com/security.
You can also view this online at Facebook. PDF format.
The Facebook Security Guide is co-written by renowned authors in the security industry.
Linda McCarthy is the former Senior Director of Internet Safety at Symantec. Linda brings 20 years of experience in areas of security education, auditing, and product development.
Keith Watson is a security research engineer at Purdue University. His research areas: security architecture, biometrics, digital forensics, privacy and secure programming.
Denise Weldon-Siviy is a teacher and editor with two decades of editing experience and a house full of teenage Facebook users.
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