Cyber Security Facts 2018

Cyber Security Facts 2018

Josh Wardini 27/07/2018 7

Cyber security is a rising problem. With the increase of the number of individuals sharing  information and lives online, there is a higher possibility of someone exploiting that information.

Most people are aware of the dangers of cyber crimes (hacking being a prime example), but a lot of them are not aware of the intensity until they have a firsthand experience with hacking.

The most appropriate way to defend yourself is to be smart about when and where you upload your information, and also stay updated with new threats and tactics to avoid them.

As you are reading this, the cyber security sector is on the rise. Anti-malware applications have evolved significantly as well, and nowadays even a free security can do a lot for your online security. According to the most recent statistics, there are over 200,000 samples of new malware released daily. As a result, additional resources are being released to battle cyberattacks. 

One of these crucial facts is that the yearly estimated cost of cyber crimes carried out throughout the world has been summed up to be more than $60 billion. And do not believe that all that cash is as a result of hackers aiming at wealthy celebrities or banks — no, users like you and me are also targeted. That’s one of the reasons why cyber security awareness trainings play a crucial role in any online business. 

You are a potential victim of cyber attacks so long as you have an Internet connection. For this reason, we aim to show you some of the most mind boggling facts about cybersecurity that you would hope you had been aware of sooner.

These facts would provide you with a more detailed idea as to how harmful it might be to go online without adequate protection. Check out the infographics below to learn more.

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For more information, check out the EveryCloud website. 

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  • Brian Delaney

    Within any role in the organization, learning about security can help an individual understand the risks and make informed decisions for their key stakeholders.

  • Callum Ager

    All hackers rely on people making mistakes.

  • Kelly Haywood

    With attacks becoming more advanced and sophisticated, training employees has become a necessity.

  • Matt Johnson

    We should be more cautious when it comes to operational security.

  • Paul Parker

    Despite the constant flow of security updates, the number of attacks continue to rise.

  • Victor Edwards

    I am sure that hackers will use AI to launch even more sophisticated cyber-attacks.

  • LD

    Nice infographic, need to update for Quora and Marriott now ;)

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Josh Wardini

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Location Incapable Internet Enthusiast, Re-Designer of the World Around, Bodybuilder trapped in a Computer Geeks Body, Josh is working day-to-day to reshape the human resource management of digitally based companies. He is a student of informal education. The focus of this education is experience based knowledge through web technologies, tangible product advertisement and human communication to provide a well rounded marketing skill set to customers and clients.

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