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.
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Importance Of Data 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:
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