It's no wonder why 2017 was the year of the hacker. From Equifax to Uber, the SEC to the NSA, it seems like every aspect of the human experience has been affected by cybersecurity. As we kick of the new year with new year resolutions and goals, we hope for a new year with less data breaches, vulnerabilities and malware. Even though experts say 2018 will be the most profitable year of hacking yet, it's time to establish a universal understanding of those foundational laws that keep our online lives safe.
As cyber security constantly develops, it’s crucial that you utilize a password manager that will develop alongside these trends. Many of the big name password manager systems simply are not living up to this standard, as they will go years without creating an update. If your password manager system is stuck in the past, have no fear. This tips and tricks for updating to a new program will make the transition a breeze.
For millenials, the cautions with cyber threats tend to focus on the security of cloud service providers that store our everyday information. This leads to them being more discerning when it comes to managing third-party vendors, and when deciding which platforms to use in the first place. This caution also leaves them aware of current threats and trends, and with a much higher ability to distinguish threats first hand.
Many of us trust big name companies to keep our personal information safe and secured. We assume that a corporation such a Microsoft would work to protect its consumers from cyber threats and malware that could potentially affect our devices and thereby access said information. However, this is a poor assumption.