Cyber Security 101

This video fails to mention that the world wide web actually started with CERN. You know, those Swiss guys that are creating new worlds. Anyway, here’s a brief overview of the history of the internet and why it’s important for us to be safe.

Finding The Holy Grail

In terms of Cyber Security, there is a holy grail. The main goal of any hacker is to find out personal information that can be used for exploitation – whether that’s the names of members of the CIA, social security numbers of every day citizens or even something as small as a credit card numbers – when a hacker gets this – it’s just your par for the course. A true hacker’s personal goal is not to collect information but for disruption – to cause anarchy and chaos. Just know that they can stir the pot is all the power that they need and they don’t care what information they find – it’s knowing that they are able to find it!