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RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [InfographicInfographic Infographics (a shortened word of "information" and "graphics") are graphic visual representations of information, data, or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly. They can improve your understanding of a topic by utilizing graphics. Infographics have evolved in recent years to be more useful for mass communications and thus are designed with fewer assumptions about the readers' knowledge base than other types of visualizations.]

While threats continue to develop, so does the defense against them. It’s important to remember these past events in order to combat impending attacks. Milestone incidents are what made cybersecurity what it is today – take a look at the top 8 events that changed cybersecurity, and why they (still) matter.

Why does this matter to a romance scamScam A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. victim?

Because you are the victim of a fundamental failure of cybersecurity. The failure was both the institutions that permitted the scammers to thrive and your own for not avoiding it. In both cases it is a lack of awareness and the ability to learn and act.

This all matters because you are a resident of the Internet and must be aware of the larger dangers out there. This is but one attempt to help you learn what monsters live online.

 

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic]

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic]

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