With the birth of the Internet there are new ways to communicate, send data from one part of the world to another, and create exciting places to shop, share your stories, and even play games.
The Biggest Risk?
But as with many good things, the Internet has its dark side. There are a plethora of cyber-risks that you face anytime that you go online, from malware to hackers to Denial of Service Attacks.
Malware is short for malicious software and is usually used as a catch-all term to refer to any software which causes damage to a single computer, server, or computer network. Some of the most common types of malware are:
While many of these dangers can render a computer or the data on it useless, there are ways to mitigate the damage, and in many cases to stop the attack before it becomes a problem at all.
It is important to be aware of all of the risks that you face online so that you can be safe and still take advantage of the Internet.
Check our calendar for C-SAFE classes and important training events. Subscribe in your Google calendar.