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.
Wireless security protocols like WEP, WPA and WPA2 ensure that only authorized parties connect to your wireless network, and that your traffic is encrypted. However, all three work differently, and provide different levels of security.
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?