Who would’ve thought a few years ago that in one year, we would see the personal information of all U.S. voters leaked, the Social Security numbers of more than a hundred million people stolen, and the sensitive financial data of hundreds of millions of people exposed by companies that were supposed to protect them? All of that happened in 2017.
2018 will probably be worse, since even more people, organizations, and businesses will go online, a considerable amount of which don’t even know the basics of protecting their digital assets.
The one thing that all online platforms and businesses have in common is cybersecurity woes. Whether you’re running a billion-user-strong social media network or a small e-commerce website, you’ll have to learn about DDoS attacks, cross-site scripting hacks, SQL injection vulnerabilities, insider threats and much more. According to a 2018 survey by PwC, cybersecurity threats are among the