Cyber Security Pros


Are you looking for tips on how to stay safe online? Cyber Security Pros provide you with the best information on how you can become safety aware of online threats and more.

 

What is Cyber Security?

Cybersecurity, also refered to as computer security or IT security is the protection of computers and computer systems from theft of or damage to their hardware, their software or electronic data. It can also refer to as the disruption or misdirection caused by the services they provide.

Cybersecurity includes controlling physical access to system hardware, as well as protecting against harm that may be done via network access, malicious data and code injection. 

The field is of growing importance due to increasing reliance on computer systems, the world wide web or internet and wireless networks and due to the growth of devices including smartphones, televisions and the various tiny devices that constitute the Internet of Things.

 

What are the threats:

There are many online threats including:

  • Phishing
  • Spear phishing
  • Spoofing
  • Machine vulnerabilities
  • Tampering
  • Ransomware
  • Social engineering

and many more threats....

 

Sectors At Most Risk Of Hacking

Here are some of the sectors in the world that are most at risk of hacking: These include:

The financial sector

The Aviation sector

Utilities providers

 

Essentially any organisation that stores personal data belonging to their customers are at risk as personal data is valuable to hackers for future attacks.

 



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