Tag: Cyberattack

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

  With over 4.2 billion users surfing the internet, it may seem nearly impossible to protect your sensitive information from hackers and thieves. Devices connected to the internet often house our personal and professional lives. If a cyber criminal compromised this sensitive information, there could be disastrous consequences. However, the government dedicated the month of Read More

U.S. Weapons System Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

In a digitalized society, the importance of having top-notch cybersecurity has never been more crucial. Cyber-attacks can destroy businesses, reveal sensitive information, and drain your finances. Additionally, according to a new publication, they can also cause mass destruction and death. Recently, an audit by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) of the U.S. military’s newly developed Read More

Third-Party Applications

Third-party applications are any software app made by someone who isn’t the manufacturer of the mobile device it runs on or its operating system. They also exist through websites and social media. For example, Facebook has third-party apps that it permits even though they were not developed to function on the popular social media site. Read More

Smartphones Need Cybersecurity

We live in a digital age where everything is online, and smartphones are an efficient and convenient vehicle to access and share electronic information. However, this accessibility increases the threat of cyber attacks. Malware, viruses, Trojans, and botnets are becoming increasingly common infections on smartphones.  Despite this threat, many people overlook the need for smartphone Read More

Bill Introduced to Assist in Cybersecurity Shortage

As society enters a technology-based age, cybersecurity continues to be a pressing issue. Cyberattacks continue to threaten our national security on a daily basis. One of the most highly publicized cybersecurity breaches occurred in the 2016 elections. While we focused on Russia’s growing military power, they attacked us online and subsequently influenced the election outcome. Read More

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