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.

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