It’s no wonder that cyber attacks have grown exponentially, targeting financial institutions, government agencies, and medical databases. Large-scale breeches leave thousands, if not millions vulnerable to identity theft, monetary theft, and exposure of protected private information. There are numerous safeguards that have been implemented to avoid these types of vulnerabilities and potentially safeguard your information.
There are numerous ways to protect your information from malicious use and these are just some examples. Educate yourself, your family, your coworkers, and employees on the risks associated with improper or lax cyber protections and keep personal information safe and secure. With so much at risk, it’s up to us to keep our information safe and make access as difficult as possible for potential attackers. For more information on protecting your personal information, visit https://www.CISA.gov. If you would like information on cybersecurity grant opportunities, please visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website.