In today‘s computing environment, there are many threats that can affect you on a daily basis. Ranging from Ransomware to a babies sippy cup. Some things we can prepare for and protect against, others are more insidious and difficult to predict.
One of my favorite sayings has always been, “There will always be risk. However, the more you know, the less risk you will have.” I don’t know who said it, but it is extremely apropos when we think about technology threats in today’s world. The threats will always be there, and to a point there’s nothing that we can do stop them. However the more knowledge we have about them, the better prepared we can be to protect ourselves from them. Thereby minimizing our risk.
The following two articles will, hopefully help you to increase your knowledge on what technology threats are, and how they work. In later articles, we will discuss ways for you to protect your technology from threats.