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Public Lecture: Why Cyber Security Matters to Everyone
August 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cyber security threats continue, unrestricted by geographical boundaries. Although solutions ranging from secure software to defensive measures are improving, the attacks have become more sophisticated, the attackers more resourceful, and the ability to carry out attacks easier. We hear about cyberattacks, online fraud, phishing and ransomware in the media daily. In this digitally enabled information world, it is vitally important that each one of us has some appreciation of cyber security and know how to protect ourselves from online security threats.
This talk will explore some recent developments in cyber security, the nature of cyber attacks and the capacities of cyber criminals, as well as providing some practical advice for individuals, families and businesses to protect their private information and their applications.