Current Titles

Internet Search Guide:

Open Source Intelligence Techniques

Resources for Searching and Analyzing Online Information - 5th Edition
2016 - Michael Bazzell

This 400+ page textbook will serve as a reference guide for anyone that is responsible for the collection of online content. It is written in a hands-on style that encourages the reader to execute the tutorials while reading. The search techniques offered will inspire researchers to think outside the box when scouring the internet.

Advanced Digital Privacy & Security Guide:

The Complete Privacy & Security Desk Reference

Volume One: Digital
2016 - Michael Bazzell & Justin Carroll

This 500 page training manual will explain how to become digitally invisible. You will make all of your communications private, data encrypted, internet connections anonymous, computers hardened, identity guarded, purchases secret, accounts secured, devices locked, and home address hidden. You will remove all personal information from public view and will reclaim your right to privacy. Includes Hiding from the Internet (3rd Edition) in its entirety.

Upcoming Titles

Advanced Physical Privacy & Security Guide:

The Complete Privacy & Security Desk Reference

Volume Two: Physical
Michael Bazzell & Justin Carroll

*Future Release*

Previous Titles

Online Privacy Guide:

Hiding from the Internet

Eliminating Personal Online Information - 3rd Edition
2016 - Michael Bazzell

This book will serve as a reference guide for anyone that values privacy. It includes methods for removing your personal information from the internet, and exposes the resources that broadcast your private details to public view. You will learn the best methods to have your private details removed from various public and private databases. This entire content is included in The Complete Privacy & Security Desk Reference Volume I book.
Basic Computer Security Guide:

Personal Digital Security

Protecting Yourself From Online Crime
2016 - Michael Bazzell

This book will walk you through Michael's experiences during his 18 year career fighting digital crime. This book includes explicit details of his entire training program created for individuals, employees, and company leaders. For the first time his complete repository of free resources has been assembled in one place.
Living Trust Guide:

Make Your Own Living Trust

is an absolute must-have for anyone considering the creation of a will or trust. Living trusts provide a great layer of privacy when dealing with an estate or titling a home (helps keep you off of those people search websites). This book convinced sevral clients to make their own living trusts and saved each thousands of dollars in legal fees. (Direct Link / Amazon Link)
LLC Guide:

Form Your Own Limited Liability Company

This book is perfect for any entrepreneur or privacy advocate looking to use LLCs as a layer of privacy for their assets or income. We recently used this book to help a client properly establish an LLC before titling a new home in it. (Direct Link / Amazon Link)
Online Safety Guide for Parents:

Outsmarting Your Kids Online

A Safety Handbook for Overwhelmed Parents
2016 - Michael Bazzell & Amber Mac

In this book, tech expert Amber Mac and Internet security expert Michael Bazzell provide the ultimate handbook for parenting in a digital world. From understanding today's social media concerns to learning about tomorrow’s technology trends; from considering app risks to reporting digital bullies; from enabling monitoring solutions to identifying warning signs, this book empoWers overwhelmed parents to make smarter online decisions to properly protect their kids.

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