Importance of Cyber Security

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Gone are the days of easy firewalls and antivirus software being your only security measures. Business leaders can no longer leave data security to cybersecurity professionals. Cybersecurity is significant because it comprises everything that correlates to protecting our sensitive data, personally identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI), personal information, intellectual property, data, and governmental and industry information systems from theft and harm attempted by criminals and adversaries. Cyber warnings can come from any level of your organization. You must inform your crew about simple social engineering scams like phishing and more sophisticated cybersecurity attacks like ransomware attacks (think WannaCry) or other malware designed to steal intellectual property or personal data.

 

Read the below article to know more about it: 

Importance Of Data Security In the Digital Age

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/356431 

 

Significance Of Cyber Security In the Digital Age 

 

The digital age has brought a full change in the way we view and experience the world. While collectively the turf on which the world functions has become smaller, it has actually brought its share of problems. As for connectivity boosts, the risk of security also crops up exponentially. 

The digital world is complicated and just like there is endless potential as to what it requires, unfortunately, the same goes for a security breach. The matter is not just prohibited to the personal, financial, and sensitive data of a business but it can even pose a hazard to national security. As digital platforms are evolving at an immediate pace, so are techniques to protect information security.

There are multiple components associated with cybersecurity which are:

  • Data security: is put in place to avoid unauthorized access to the database of organizations. It is also an element of IT security.
  • Mobile security: also known as wireless security functions to conserve laptops, smartphones, and all kinds of portable computing appliances from the threat.
  • Network security: this is a rather broader procedure where software and hardware technologies are used to maintain computer networks.
  • Application security: security features are put inside the application to make sure that they are free from any cyber-attack.
  • Endpoint security: the connectivity of wireless devices such as laptops and phones also maintain risk and is safeguarded by endpoint security. 
  • Identity management: accessibility to networks, systems, even applications is checked via an established and thorough method.
  • Disaster recovery: to keep unexpected events in check, the security plan is laid out by corporations well in advance.

 

Read the below articles to know more about it

 

The importance of information security

https://securityboulevard.com/2019/03/the-importance-of-information-security/ 

Significance of cybersecurity in the digital age

https://www.torontosom.ca/blog/significance-of-cybersecurity-in-the-digital-age#:~:text=As%20digital%20platforms%20are%20evolving,an%20aspect%20of%20IT%20security

Cyber Security and Privacy Risks in the Digital Age

https://argyleforum.com/insight/data-security-digital-age/ 

Data protection in the age of digital transformation

https://www.expresscomputer.in/amp/guest-blogs/data-protection-in-the-age-of-digital-transformation/45113/#aoh=16006930005503&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&_tf=From%20%251%24s 

 

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Beauty is an eloquent individual, loves to express a myriad of topics through her words. With a never-say-no attitude, she is ready to take any professional challenge head-on and gives her best to any project entrusted to her. She hopes to make an impact through her writing and build a career out of my passion.


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