The Personal Cybersecurity Manual: How Anyone Can Protect Themselves From Fraud, Identity Theft, and Other Cybercrimes by Marlon Buchanan Review

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review. All opinions are my own.

Author Marlon Buchanan takes readers on a journey into the must-know details surrounding cybercrimes and cybersecurity in his book “The Personal Cybersecurity Manual: How Anyone Can Protect Themselves From Fraud, Identity Theft, and Other Cybercrimes”. 


The Synopsis

Cybercriminals can ruin your life—this book teaches you to stop them before they can.

Cybercrime is on the rise. Our information is more valuable and vulnerable than ever. It’s important to learn to protect ourselves from those who wish to exploit the technology we rely on daily. Cybercriminals want to steal your money and identity and spy on you.

You don’t have to give up on the convenience of having an online life. You can fight back and protect yourself and your loved ones, all with the tools and information in this book.

This book will teach you to protect yourself from:

Identity theft





Credit card fraud

…And so much more!

Don’t be a victim of cybercrime. Anyone can follow the information in this book and keep hackers and other cybercriminals at bay. You owe it to yourself to read this book and stay safe.

The Review

The author did an incredible job of providing a balanced guide to both the types of cybercrimes that a person could face in this day and age and the steps that one could take to protect themselves from those same threats. The detailed work the author put into the research and knowledge the book contained was incredible to behold, and the depth of information that was put into this short read made for a thorough and educational reading experience.

For me, the balance of expertise and easy-to-understand knowledge the author was able to impart to the reader was superb. From understanding what cybersecurity is to know the best times to change your passwords to have a secure plan in place for disasters to a person’s secure home network, the author was able to delve into some detailed and thoughtful knowledge that will help readers to prepare and install the necessary security that our modern world of technology requires.

The Verdict

With the advancements in technology bringing us further and further into the future, the importance of having a modern security system in place for both our home and personal lives and the technology that runs it is vital to our security overall. Thought-provoking, engaging, and important, author Marlon Buchanan’s “The Personal Cybersecurity Manual: How Anyone Can Protect Themselves From Fraud, Identity Theft, and Other Cybercrimes” is must-read nonfiction read for those who are in need of help in securing themselves against the growing threat of cybercriminals. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

Rating: 10/10


About the Author

Best-selling author Marlon Buchanan is an IT Director by day and a home technology hacker (the good kind) by night. He has over 25 years of combined experience as an IT director, software developer, systems analyst, college instructor, and smart home consultant. He has a bachelor’s in computer science and engineering from MIT and master’s degrees in business administration and software engineering from Seattle University.

He has been automating things around his house since he was a kid. Now, his wife and kids get to enjoy the fruits of his smart home exploits. He is best known for his smart home, home networking, and cord-cutting articles on his blog, and his book, The Smart Home Manual.


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