3 Monstrous cybersecurity threats to watch out for in 2023

3 Monstrous cybersecurity threats to watch out for in 2023

Cybersecurity threats are constantly evolving as cybercriminals find new ways to infiltrate your system and steal valuable data or completely hack your cloud server and penetrate digital processes. From ransomware to crypto-jacking, cyber criminals are always innovating to get your information and/or your money.

And with artificial intelligence potentially exploding, intelligent malware and advanced attacks are being developed to circumvent the latest security protocols in controlling data. Global cyberattacks are up 32% over last year. That’s why it’s crucial to stay vigilant and informed about the threats out there- especially now as we approach the end of 2022 and head into 2023. Here are 3 cybersecurity threats to watch out for in the final quarter of 2022, and steps you can take now to protect yourself against them.

The threat of digital warfare

The threat of cyber warfare is not relatively new, but it is increasing on a massive now. In 2013, Iran reportedly invested over $1 billion in developing its cyber capabilities, and it appears that it has already carried out attacks on organizations like the BBC, and Voice of America [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office].  In 2019, the U.S. conducted massive cyberattacks on Iran-multiple computer systems were targeted, according to people familiar with the operations. Another breach targeted other computer systems that control Iranian missile launches. In September 2022, Albania cut ties with Iran over a cyberattack. The government decided to sever diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran with immediate effect. it’s an alarming threat to corporates as they rely heavily and almost entirely on their IT infrastructure for business operations. In this scenario, CAC, a digital-age corporate consultants’ company, is making a critical contribution in leveraging the private sector to improve its digital security base and educating businesses about the threats, vulnerabilities, and appropriate countermeasures through training and consulting.

 

IoT with 5G: The new gen technological age with its perils and risks

It was a matter of pride when recently hon’ble prime minister inaugurated 5G technology and made it in various parts of India, including the metros. But with this new network came massive dangers. IoT devices are the perfect targets for cybercriminals. The risk is amplified by 5G networks which will connect virtually all of our devices, making it a lot easier for hackers to take control. There is a wide range of potential attack vectors, but the most likely ones include hijacking or denial-of-service attacks on IoT devices that rely on unsecured wireless connections and exploitation of backdoors in the operating system. Growing attacks on cloud-based services Cybersecurity is an issue that cannot be ignored and will only become more important as technology advances. The number of businesses using digital age technologies and cloud-based systems continues to grow, which means there are more opportunities for hacking and data theft. In case you haven’t heard: Cyberattacks are on the rise – and attacks on cloud-based services are set to explode over the next five years, according to security experts. These will increase the risk of hackers accessing our crucial files and company data remotely and accessing them from any device with Internet access. CAC- a leading tax law firms in Delhi can help you manage the risk to stay ahead of the growing threat and protect your organization from this monster of cyber-attack.

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