Cars, homes, cities and even individuals are being connected in the world of technology. As technology becomes integrated into our lives, we become over-dependent on it. If technology fails, this dependency can make us miserable.Imagine a situation! You’re on the road and your phone runs out of the battery. What will be your reaction? It may increase your heartbeat. In such situation, you’ll realize that you’re too much dependent on technology. 2017 is an important year for the cybersecurity industry. It’s no secret that 2016 was the year of the cyber-attack. A number of US brands were victims of cyber-attacks.It is imperative to know about the serious cybersecurity problems that are affecting technology at a great extent.Let’s discuss the major threats to cybersecurity in 2017.
Human Error: In 2017, human error is one of the biggest threats when it comes to security. Majority of people create simple passwords and reuse them on a regular basis. The best way to help employees with password security is to encourage the use of password managers. It is advisable to follow password-strengthening tactics with other cybersecurity practices.
Ransomware: Ransomware is malicious software that can access a system hostage until some amount of money is delivered. 2016 was considered as the year of ransomware. So, it’s important to backup your important files regularly and keep your systems safe and secure to get protected against ransomware.
Attacks on IoT Devices: Well, IoT devices are in your home and office and simplifying the way you live and work. But, there are a few vulnerabilities too with convenience. More attacks on IoT devices are expected this year.Be sure to incorporate government regulations into your cybersecurity strategy for convenience and security.
Above-mentioned cybersecurityissues make cyberattacksmore vulnerable. But what’s the reason behind the emerging cybersecurity threats? Do you know???
First, lack of awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.Many companies don’t bother about cybersecurity, while others bother but don’t know how to do it. Also, old, new and different technologies are used together. Finally, lack of time and money for cybersecurity.
Cybersecuritychallenges cause billions of dollars in losses every month or year. It’s clear that there are emerging cybersecurity problems in this technology world. In addition to economic impact, there is also an impact on our daily lives due to cybercrimes. In 2017, we need to work together on this biggest concern before it gets worse. So, don’t wait until the worse happens! It’s time to do something about it.We, at Nerds Support Inc., provide our clients with world-class cybersecurity services to help you enjoy the convenience of the technology-driven world.Contact us to know how we help businesses enter cyber working environment safely.