As we are moving into the age of internet and computer dependency, various new challenges are going to be faced, so far as cyber security is concerned. The cyber security risks are getting higher and higher as many different cyber threats are appearing.
During the coming years, you will observe a great escalation of many different kinds of cybersecurity risk which is increasing our security vulnerability.
Following are few threats and trends that you can find across business, personal and governmental arenas:
- Software updates
Can you really trust your software updates? Nowadays hackers are also entering into the software updates and trying to infect the computers of their targets that can destroy the trust between software providers and users.
- Installing spies at your phone
Many enemy countries have now started using new secret agents by tapping the smart phones of the soldiers and gaining access of various secret information to take advantage.
- Death or tax scams are two certain things
There can be plenty of fake tax returns during this year as the social security numbers are getting exposed and it is very difficult to escape from that like death.
- Election hacking
Election results have also become subject of risk because of hackable electronics controlled voting machines used for the voting purpose. US presidential election results were also hacked by Russians.
- PsyOps on your social network sites
Reports are coming about social media is also influencing to great extent for changing the voting results of any country.
- Criminals are patient
After stealing all social security numbers and many other personal details the criminals may sit on those data for years until people loosen their guard and then find their bank is emptied.
- Passwords are failing
People have been using simple and straight-forward passwords so that it can be easily remembered and therefore now people need to use certain difficult and complex passwords.
- Compliance may get your security up-to-date
Most of the hackers are very creative and are far ahead of present security protocols. If people are not trained to safeguard their log-ins and passwords then smart hacker may take advantage of their weakness.
- Too many people now have master key
Just imagine if your landlord gave master key to every apartments owner of the building in the same way in the companies too the systems are distributed.