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Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Bibhuranjan

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Fascinating Facts About the Oft-Ignored Problem of Cyber Security

Cybersecurity has become an extremely important field in today’s information age. Its relevance has grown over time, given the rapid advancement in digital technology, and our increased dependence on keeping our data safe. As innovations in cybercrime advance, so must cybersecurity strategies.

The cyber threat has never been so great. Hacks targeted at larger companies or corporations can lead to massive data leaks and huge financial losses. They can cause millions of dollars in losses. Smaller businesses or institutions, and even individuals are just as vulnerable, as they can face crippling consequences if their data isn’t well protected.

Despite all of this, many people admit that they rarely even think about cyber attacks, let alone try to reduce the odds of one happening to them.

Where does this lax attitude come from?

It can generally be attributed to a number of factors, but a good deal of it comes from the mislead confidence that cyber attacks don’t happen often. After all, what are the chances, right?

This is exactly the kind of attitude that gets people into trouble. Keeping a blind eye to the issue, and not keeping up with the latest cybercrime and security trends only turns you into a sitting duck waiting for trouble.

The solution then is to face the facts

Be as informed as you can about these types of threats, especially if you’re a business owner.

Studying this infographic below is a great step you can take to gain more knowledge.

It gives you the stats you need to gain a solid understanding of how diverse and prevalent cyber attacks truly are. If you’ve been in the dark regarding this topic, this infographic will be a great eyeopener.

 

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Bibhuranjan

Editorial Officer, technofaq.org I'm an avid tech journalist and enthusiast at heart. I like to mug up on new and exciting developments on science and tech and have a deep love for PC gaming. Other hobbies include writing blog posts, music and DIY projects.



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