What types of attacks are most common? How can they be guarded against? Common Cyber Attacks And Defenses

Common Cyber Attacks and Defenses

Symantec released a 2021 report that revealed the most popular cyber-attacks. Phishing is a technique of tricking individuals to divulge sensitive information (login credentials, financial information) by pretending to represent a legal entity via fake emails and websites. It is crucial to avoid phishing attacks by being cautious about clicking links and entering personal data online. Malware attacks use malicious software to get unauthorized access on a network or computer. You can protect yourself against malware attacks by keeping your computer and network up-to date, using antivirus software, downloading and visiting unfamiliar sites. Ransomware attacks are malware used to decrypt victim’s information and then demand payment. Ransomware attacks can be prevented by regularly backing up your data and using strong passwords. Two-factor authentication is also recommended. Be cautious about opening attachments to emails and clicking links.(Symantec. 2021). A Pew Research Center 2015 study revealed that viruses and malware are the most prevalent types of cyber attack. The study recommends using unique passwords and being careful when downloading attachments or clicking links. It also suggests keeping current security protocols and software up-to-date to protect against such attacks.Pew Research Center (2015) Cont…

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more