Phishing scams are bad news and the number of victims affected is staggering. One 2016 study found that 91 percent of all cyberattacks start with a phishing email. The best way to avoid becoming a phishing scam statistic is to understand how these scammers operate. Join us as we share the most common exploits to look out for.
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Is a Cyber Security degree worth it? We can’t answer that question for you. But we can provide you with some important information that can help you make the right decision for your future. Here are 7 facts to consider.
The more you and your family know about these scams and their devious tactics, the better off we will all be. Keep reading as we highlight some of the eye-opening numbers associated with tech scams, how to spot or prevent them and what to do if you suspect you or your family has been compromised.
Recent cyberattacks have patients worried that the healthcare industry might not be doing enough to protect their medical information. What are the possible consequences of these data breaches, and what can the healthcare industry do to increase their cybersecurity? We spoke with the experts to get the facts about this complicated situation.
If you’re truly interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity, there are some important factors you should know before making your decision. We connected with cybersecurity professionals to gather some insight on what you can expect from a cybersecurity career.
If the thought of being a "cyber superhero" excites you, there's no better time than now to act on it! We enlisted a few experts to share some insight on the future of the industry to help you determine if you're up for the challenge of combating cyber villains.
If you have an interest in coding or programming, you’re probably aware that there are different types of hackers out there. You’ve possibly heard of the terms, “white hat,” “black hat” and “gray hat” hackers, but what do they really mean?
Are we actually taking online privacy and security as seriously as we think we are? Where are our weak spots? What more can we be doing? We canvassed a handful of tech experts to help uncover the answers to these critical questions.
The cyber security courses you’ll take on your way to earning a degree will help equip you to take down cybercriminals and protect sensitive data. But what are these courses and why are they important? Learn more about the curriculum and the skills you'll gain from each course.
What are these new cloud computing security risks, and what can tech pros do to stay ahead of security breaches? We’ve recruited a number of IT experts to explain the top four cloud computing security risks today’s infosec pros are encountering on the front lines.
What does a CSO or a CISO actually do? How do these good guys keep the virtual bandits from breaching sensitive company information? Read on to hear an expert explain who these C-suite tech pros are and why we need them now more than ever.
What is Tor? And what does it have to do with the Dark Web? Read on to hear what IT experts have to say about this hidden internet platform.