Cybersecurity in 2021

Due to pandemic, cyberattacks are becoming common. The absence of a network perimeter in this new world accelerated the adoption of SASE (secure access service edge), zero trusts, and XDR (expanded identification and reaction) to guarantee remote clients and their information is ensured.

Keep reading to know more about cybersecurity in 2021. Cyber security experts predict there will be a cyberattack every 11 seconds, which is four times the rate of five years. Cyberattacks are not only increasing, the companies are also costing large financial losses.

History of Cyber Crimes

In the beginning 1970’s, the malicious link was the first document hacking when early computerized phones became the target. The techies called “ Pherakers”, who were the first hackers, discovered that the telephone system in America functioned on the basis of certain tones and tones that would result in free long distance service.

Top 8 Biggest Cyber Attacks in History

Common Types of Cyber Crimes

  1. Web attacks
  2. Malware
  3. Ransomware
  4. Password attacks
  5. Trojan Horse
  6. Insider threats
  7. Teardrop attacks
  8. Ping to the death attacks
  9. SQL injection
  10. AI powered attacks
  11. DDoS attacks
  12. PuP’s
  13. Eavesdropping Attacks
  14. Man in Middle attacks
  15. Drive by attacks
  16. Phishing attacks
  17. Spear phishing attacks
  18. Whale phishing attacks
  19. Cross Site scripting
  20. Brute force and Dictionary Network Attacks
  21. Cyberstalking
  22.  Illegal/Prohibited content

Top Industries which affect in 2021

The industries most vulnerable to cyber attacks:

  • Small businesses
  • Healthcare institutions
  • Government agencies
  • Energy companies
  • Higher education facilities
  • Information and technology complained
  • Maritime Industry

How to prevent cyber crimes in 2021?

“Precaution is better than cure.”

Prevention is more important in this case, so we are explaining the prevention of cyberattacks.

1. Common ways to prevent cyber attacks

  • Install spam filter and anti-malware software
  • Develop cybersecurity policies
  • Implement cybersecurity awareness training
  • Deploy next-generation firewalls
  • Install Endpoint detection and response (EDR)

2. Advanced protection

  • Perform A Successful Network Security Vulnerability Assessment
  • Conduct Different Types Of Penetration Testing
  • Create a data loss prevention program
  • Implement SIEM (Security Information and event management) Solution
  • Bring intrusion detection & prevent software (IDS and IPS)

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Deepthi Bennan

Marketing Manager, Cyberwaves B.V.

Puzzle of web developing continuous

(Part 2)

As we discussed earlier, websites are a tricky one these days for business. Websites need attention once a year, updated websites play a key role for business. Some of the main requirements of the new website we can’t skip are as follows: 

  1. Domain name

Domain name is the url of website, with extension ending in different types like .com (global), .org, .store, every country have its on extension like .nl (netherlands), .in (india), .ae(arab emirati) etc. Domains are the most important part of a website development which cannot skip.

2. Hosting space

 Hosting space is the space where all codes, templates, contents are store. Like domain, hosting is also non-skippable part in website development.

3. Template

Some developers design their own templates using codes, some are available to use in free and paid versions. Templates which we download from third-party sites can be edited according to our point of view.

4. Content (non copied)

Contents are another most important for website development. We need to develop our own text content and use our own photos and videos or free copyright photos and videos.

5. SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

SEO – Search Engine Optimization, the process to bring our website to the topmost search result. It has some key points to pay attention to, like meta description, title tag, etc.

6. Social media accounts links

Social media accounts links need to attach to our website always, it will help customers to visit directly on the website and can follow and see our activities on social media. Customers can follow official social media accounts, not fakes.

7. Contact details

If we provide our contact details, customers can make a quick call or mail for their queries and concerns.

8. SSL certificate

SSL certificate is a digital certificate that provides authentication and enables an encrypted connection for our website.

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Deepthi Bennan

​Marketing Manager, Cyberwaves B.V.