Metro.us – How to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime

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Metro.us – How to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime

An IT security expert explains the steps to prevent these attacks and keep your information safe and secure.

Cyber espionage, hacktivism and cybercrime are just some of the attacks that have plagued the Internet in recent years.

Jesus Cortina, general manager of GM Security Technologies, a company dedicated to web data security, explains the problems that these attacks cause for governments and companies throughout the world in the run-up to the international Data Protection Day, which is celebrated every Jan. 28.

The day came into existence in 2006 following an initiative by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the European Commission, to raise public awareness about the importance of protecting your privacy on the Internet.

The reason that such public awareness is necessary is down to the fact that billions of people worldwide have access to smartphones, according to the 2015 Ericsson Mobility Report. The body indicates that this amount will grow to 26 billion by 2020.

Given this, the expert says that all mobile devices, as used today, have become a gateway for bad guys on the web. […]

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2016-01-29T11:00:56+00:00 January 28th, 2016|News & Info|