Cybersecurity enables protection of systems, networks and data from digital attacks by accessing, changing, destroying sensitive information, extorting money or interruption in normal business processes. It is also termed as Information Technology Security.
CyberSecurity is important for every sector as every organization collects, processes, and stores unprecedented amounts of data on computers and other devices. They transmit sensitive data across networks and to other devices in the course of doing businesses, and cyber security defines the protocols dedicated to the protection of that information and the systems used to process or store it. Elements of CyberSecurity comprises of Network Security, Application Security, Endpoint Security, Data Security, Indentity Management Security, Database and Infrastructure Security, Cloud Services Security, Mobile Applications Security, Disaster and Recovery Management as well as Business Continuity Management.
Continuous Monitoring and Real-Time Assessments using top-down approach to respond to unexpected cyber incidents and restoration of normal operations and assets, identification of threats and risks ,highlighting intensity of damage. Three major Cyber threats occur almost in every organization named as Cyber Crime, Cyber Attack and Cyber Terrorism. Threats to Cyber Security are done through Malware, SQL Injection, Phishing, Man-in-middle-attack and Denial of Service Attack, Dridex Malware, Emotet Malware.Best Practises to prevent these attacks are
- Updation of Software and Operating systems through latest security patches
- Usage of Antivirus software and strong passwords
- Avoid clicking on unknown emails and websites.
- Avoid usage of unsecure Wifi Networks.
Drive automation and customer centricity through Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Internet of Things to improve Cyber Security.