Cyber-crime is a growing concern for businesses of every size, but especially for small businesses. This is because small businesses have information attackers want, but often don't have the security infrastructure to defend against or respond to incidents. According to the FBI Internet Crime report, the cost of cyber-crime was $2.7 Billion dollars in 2018, with Business Email Compromise (BEC) incurring the highest costs.
The NIST Cyber Security Framework proves guidance for organizations looking to assess and improve their ability to prevent, detect and respond to cyber attacks. It
If you are an information technology or cybersecurity student with the opportunity to participate in a collegiate cyber defense competition I highly recommend you take advantage of it. If you don't have the opportunity to join an existing team I suggest you make one! Why? Because when you are tasked with defending a network you've… Continue reading Why should I try College Cyber Defense Competitions?