Importance of Cyber Security to Prevent Cyber Crime

Importance of Cyber Security to Prevent Cyber Crime

The word “cybercrime” is used to describe any criminal behaviour that involves the use of computers and other electronic devices or occurs online.

The word “cybercrime” is used to describe any criminal behaviour that involves the use of computers and other electronic devices or occurs online. Cybercrime can be committed against an individual, a group, a company, a government, or any other kind of organisation connected to the Internet. Possible motives include shaming, harming, or torturing the target.

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Cybercrime affects all people, either directly or indirectly and the annual losses from cybercrime amount to billions of dollars. Cyber Crime can manifest in a variety of ways. Now, let’s move on to the most prevalent types of cyber crimes.

Hacking

Hacking may be defined as any attempt by a criminal to breach another person’s computer privacy and safety to get anything of value.

Unjustified and pervasive monitoring

We use the term “mass surveillance” to describe the act of governments monitoring a sizable section of a population to protect its members. But, when such surveillance is done for malicious ends it becomes a form of cybercrime.

Advertising pornographic material to young people

This heinous act continues to be perpetrated openly in countries all over the world. Perpetrators of sexual assault against children videotape their horrific acts and disseminate them online.

Crimes against children

The term “emotional grooming” refers to the practice of cultivating a rapport with a youngster only with the intent to use them with the motive of prostitution or trafficking.

Copyright Law infringement

Infringing on some other person’s copyright happens when an individual uses that person’s intellectual property without permission from the owner and then distributes the work under their name, without giving the actual owner any credit.

Laundering Money

The term “money laundering” describes the action of a person or group trying to cover up the illicit acquisition of funds. Transactions involving cross-border transfers of funds are often processed by legitimate foreign companies or banks. To put it another way, it’s the act of merging illegally acquired funds into the legitimate money supply.

Cyber-extortion

When a cybercriminal gains entry to a victim’s email system or personal computer and then demands money for restoring access, this is known as cyber-extortion.

Cyber-terrorism

The term “cyber-terrorism” is often used to describe the act of hacking into a nation’s or government’s network or frightening the government or other significant institutions using computer systems to achieve the social or political aims of the terrorists.

Security and confidentiality when using the internet

Cyber security is the technique of protecting information as well as other communications networks from illegal use, alteration, misuse, and perhaps even robbery. The goal of cyber security is to prevent or at least mitigate the effects of illegal access, alteration, misuse, and robbery. Cyber security, similarly, is a mechanism that was carefully crafted to restrict unauthorized access to cyber resources including networks, computers, apps, user profiles, and other sensitive information.

Confidentiality and internet security

Strict levels of cyber security are necessary for every type of information regardless of whom they belong to.  However, information from the government’s or nation’s defence system, financial institutions such as banks,  development organisations, and defence research among other data, are exceedingly sensitive and even the slightest negligence with this data may do a considerable lot of harm to the whole country. Therefore, there must be stringent safeguards in place to preserve this information.

When and how must information be encrypted?

To maintain your cyber security system functioning properly, you must pay a special focus to the following:
  • Make a Schematic Representation of the Steps Involved in Performing a Security Evaluation of a Network.
  • Draft Policies for the Control of Potential Dangers in the Workplace
  • Conduct proper Data-Backup and Restore Routines DRP Risk Evaluation Methods
  • After compiling a detailed plan that includes these considerations, you will be better equipped to protect your data from harm and restore it in the case of a breach.

How can CCR help you?

With our extensive support systems, and state-of-the-art cyber crime prevention mechanisms, you can rest assured that your data will get the best protection, while you continue your online journey hassle-free.
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