Cyber security is not an option:Five industries most vulnerable to attacks online

The many and varied cyber attacks that have thrown the global online universe into a tizzy bring light to the fact that advanced cyber security is now a necessity rather than a consideration. These attacks moved the discussion for the need of cyber security in a company from the offices of the IT department to the board room.

The number of security incidents in India have also been increasing gradually year-on-year. According to data from CERT-In, there were 50,362 cyber security incidents in 2016. In comparison, there were 27,482 incidents in 2017 until June 2017.

Their access point then becomes PII. Personally Identifiable Information – PII – records are usually transacted on the dark web,where cyber criminals use the information to commit cyber theft. Bulk PII data is purchased and mined for valuable accounts.