Internet Security for Beginners

You want to harness the power of the internet. However, every day you see headlines about stolen information, internet cookies that track your personal preferences, and virus attacks. This makes you reluctant to use the internet, especially for online shopping, banking transactions, and other activities where you enter personal information.

Yet, every day you find more companies who ask you to conduct transactions with them online and friends who want you to visit their online profiles. You might be wondering why everyone and everything seems to be going online despite all of the scary news.

If you think everyone else must be crazy for using their personal information online, you have come to the right place. We will help put everything in the appropriate context.

The best way to overcome any fear is to become more informed and minimize any potential risks. We have prepared seven lessons to help you become more comfortable using the internet while minimizing the risks. You can always come back to the lessons by using our 'Quick Access for Beginners' drop-down list in the right column of each page. The drop-down list provides a link to all of the Beginners Lessons. (Javascript required):

You may also want to check out our Internet Help for Beginners tutorial or our lessons for Experienced Users to improve your internet experience.

Good Luck

Our goal is to make you comfortable using the ever expanding internet. We especially want to reach out to online beginners and let them know it is not too late to get started. Think of a family member or friend who may find this web site helpful and forward it to them today. We wish you Good Luck and an Enjoyable Journey on the Internet. also provides easy access to trusted retailers. We keep things simple for you by only listing stores with a long history of name recognition. We would like to be your one stop source for online shopping with stores like Macy's, Target, Walmart, and Best Buy. Thank You and Best Wishes.

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