Cyber Attack Needs Stringent Cyber Security

By: Pragya Singh( Asstt. Editor-ICN Group )

NOIDA :India is heading very fast towards the digital payment after demonetization therefore, cyber security is very important for protecting the interest of the consumers and success of digital payment and Digital India program. If consumers account and data would be continuously under the threat of hackers then mobile governance and digital payment shall not be a successful program for the people. As per information available from the expert’s electronic devices such as computers, laptops and cell phones are not 100 percent safe and dependable to protect our important personal, financial or official data.

There are many different ways of hacking into computers. It can be done through a network system, clicking into unknown links, connecting to unfamiliar Wi-Fi, downloading software and files from unsafe sites, power consumption, electromagnetic radiation waves, and many more. Web sites and apps that accept or store credit card numbers, brokerage accounts, and bank accounts  information are prominent hacking targets, because of the potential for immediate financial gain from transferring money, making purchases. Other cyber threats involves cyber crime, cyber war and cyber terror.

Computer security reduces the threat,or an attacks by eliminating or preventing ,it by minimizing the harm it can cause,or by discovering and reporting it so that corrective action can be taken immediately.Computers can be protected through well built software and hardware.By having strong internal interactions of properties,software complexity can prevent software crash and security failure.In order to achieve real cyber security,today’s organizations have to understand that the expensive software alone is not enough to protect them from cyber threats.

The three fundamental domains of effective cyber security are:people,process,andtechnology.Organizations have to implement ISO 27001.The implementation of ISO 27001 will help in protecting the information assests in cyber space,comply with your regulatory obligations and thrive by assuring the customers and stakeholders that they are cyber secure.

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