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Cyber security and Internet Vulnerabilities
By Andrew Reichenberg Posted in Emerging Tech on September 1, 2013


For most of the Internet users, cyber security has become an important area of concern and they want surety that their confidential information will remain protected. The global dependence on the Internet has increased at a fast pace in the last few years and it is growing by leaps and bounds every day. Almost all of the nations have become dependent on the cyber infrastructure that allows them to operate effectively in the financial markets, take advantage of developing well-integrated transportation networks and support energy efficient measures.

Need of Internet facilities
The best and strategically designed cyber infrastructure is the basic requirement of every person and all large companies along with local organizations are ensuring that they have the superior quality infrastructure that will allow them to reap the benefits of online business transactions. Majority of the intelligence and defense agencies are relying of the systems to manage their operations effectively and analyze the data and implement security measures effectively so that people are provided additional security along with emergency and military related services.

Risks involved in cyber networks
Of course, the cyber networks pose huge amount of threats to the companies that are dependent of these networks for their business activities. Some of the threats that are being faced by the developed nations are that they are causing damage to the networks and cyber itself. Since Internet has always been an evolving technology, it has huge amount of potential and vulnerabilities that can create cyber security problems. It is vital to study the cyber infrastructures along with the complex structures of the organizations so that they can ensure that the information and material flow is adequate and proper. The scholars are even encouraging the research centers to get engaged in research activities that will help them to retrieve valuable information about the cybersecurity along with the key issues that are faced by the organizations so that extreme parameter can be easily taken. The government is also making sure that appropriate set of rules and regulations are designed that will control the accelerating rate of cyber crime.

Role of government
In order to control the vulnerabilities of the Internet world, the government is playing an important role by developing and implementing various online business Acts so that all unlawful activities are properly controlled. Since the hackers make use of various sources especially the social networking sites and other discarded data, the organizations are ensuring that they enhance the security so that the valuable data remains protected and secured for long period of time. Some governments have imposed strict code of ethics so that the companies and individuals are penalized for getting involved in unethical and illegal practices. Hence, it has become vital for the companies to remain alert about the security issues that are prevailing in the market so that they can remain well-informed about the preventive measures that have to be taken to avoid the Internet vulnerabilities. Therefore, it is imperative to understand the side-effects of cyber crime and implement all necessary measures to provide additional protection for the valuable information of the companies.

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