Cybersecurity Ventures, the world’s leading researcher and publisher covering the global cyber economy, reports that cybercrime will more than triple the number of job openings over the next five years, and there will be 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings by 2021.
Many people think they are exempt from being scammed; however, that is not the case! Scammers are becoming more and more clever in their schemes, and we all need to become more aware of these hurtful practices. No one is safe when it comes to falling victim to scams. Krebs on Security discusses how many industry professionals are getting tricked by scammers through phone calls in his blog titled “Voice Phishing Scams Are Getting More Clever.”
Ascend Education recently released part three of its series on the top smartphone security threats today. The article tackles cyber threats like screen lockers and ransomware. Considering that the topic is already in its third edition, it’s clear that our data can be compromised in creative and unexpected ways via our phones. It’s important to note that educating yourself on these threats is the first step to creating better security for you and your devices, as hackers can easily exploit a lack of understanding when it comes to cyber threats.