Cybercrime is all pervasive, and anyone can be affected. There are, however, ways to bring about a generation that understands the personal risk, organizational impacts, and is learning to be one of the good folks – the cybersecurity experts. Learn from Infosys and Purdue experts about how this can happen.
Cybersecurity is no longer languishing on the side-lines of an information technology strategy.
When hackers could almost get away poisoning drinking water in the city of Oldsmar, Florida, or shut down an Italian Covid-19 vaccine-scheduling website, or take down the largest fuel pipeline in the U.S. resulting in shortages across the East Coast, there is a re-think on cybersecurity positioning in the overall technology domain. Add to this the numerous reports of data leaks across the globe.
According to industry experts, it is morphing into a force majeure, mutating into alarming shapes and strains – creating new avatars of malware, ransomware, and crypto crime, phishing, and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks – all veiled and laced with sophisticated algorithms, codes, and encrypted keys.
Cybercrime is no longer confining itself to hacking large enterprises or financial institutions. It has become all-pervasive – anything on the Internet is game for the hacker – either for money or perverse fun.