Due to the inevitable rise of Cybercrime, there will be an additional 3.5million cybersecurity jobs by 2021, according to Cybersecurity ventures.
Although there is no legal guideline, the consensus is that our children don’t really need smart phones, not until they are at least twelve, possibly fourteen, or at least, that's what Bill Gates was saying in 2017.
Twitter has urged all its users to change their passwords due to a malfunction in their 'hashing' system which recently exposed all their users' passwords.
The 'Hashing System' is Twitters encryption process for passwords and provides some level of everyday security for Twitters users, outside of serious vindictive hacking on users' accounts.
Crypto is back in the news, and it seems that this time, the ICO market went ten rounds with the SEC and took a serious beating. Along with the heavy uncertainty around the cryptocurrency market and ICO's in general, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) just deemed Centra, the Floyd Mayweather backed ICO, a fraud.
Towards the end of March, the City of Atlanta was in the words of the Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, 'held hostage'.
The computer network of the City of Atlanta was hit by a ransomware attack which paralyzed a substantial percentage of the city’s data. The hackers demanded $50,000 to unlock the system.
So, while you are wondering whether you are one of the 87million who had their Facebook information harvested, it's time to let Zuckerberg's Congressional investigation take care of the corporate side and take stock of our own personal responsibility in protecting our data.
By James Azar
The many detractors of crypto currency use the it isn’t safe argument every time. I have to disagree with that. It’s not safety, it’s a lack of education. I am in the midst of writing my book titled “The myth behind a secure blockchain – Addressing the need for cyber security in blockchain”.