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The world is more digitally connected than ever before, but criminals take advantage of this to target weaknesses in online systems and networks. From phishing and ransomware to data breaches and hacking, these cyberattacks impact businesses, individuals and governments worldwide.

Whether you’re a cybersecurity specialist or a business-focused professional, keeping up to date on the latest threats, vulnerabilities and defense mechanisms is crucial for your career. From cybersecurity summits to cybersecurity blogs, this section covers everything you need to know about protecting computers, networks and programs from unauthorized access or attack.

Hacker attacks happen every 39 seconds and affect one in three Americans each year. A new study shows that non-secure passwords and reusable passwords make it easier for hackers to access your information.

A security vulnerability in the Amazon Web Services platform allows attackers to bypass authentication and gain control of an account. This is a significant threat to small businesses and private users.

Harvard Pilgrim health care says it was the victim of a ransomware attack that resulted in the theft of personal information of 2.8 million patients. The company has not been able to retrieve the data.

The Clark School has released a report showing that more than half of all American adults use passwords containing personal information that could be used to identify them in a real-world situation. The report recommends that everyone review their passwords and consider using a passphrase or a password manager to ensure the safety of their online accounts.