Hackers are always finding new ways to access our digital data. Cybersecurity is the practice of safeguarding this data and the systems we use to store and transmit it.
In a rush? Here are the 5 biggest cybersecurity takeaways.
From risks and vulnerabilities to the skills shortage in cybersecurity, see the main points and relevant reading from this unit here.
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5 Biggest Takeaways
The motivation of cyber attacks isn’t always clear.
In the 2017 Equifax attack, hackers stole the data of almost half of the U.S.’s population. And then the data disappeared.
Cybersecurity attacks take advantage of five common vulnerabilities.
Old infrastructure, insufficient investment, spotty data-breach laws, general unawareness and a shortage of skilled workers are commonly exploited in attacks.
Cybersecurity is more complicated now than ever, and there aren't enough skilled workers.
There’s a big need for cybersecurity experts, with jobs available in every state.
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