Start with the key concepts below and work your way through the list to see how ideas and facts connect to make your life safer, both online and offline.

Cyber Security – A Mega Guide to Learn Everything You Need to Stay Safe Online

4.2 billion
records exposed in data breaches in 2016
2016 DATA BREACH QUICKVIEW REPORT

15.4 Million
identity fraud victims in the US in 2016
2017 IDENTITY FRAUD STUDY

638 million
ransomware attacks on large & small businesses in 2016
SONICWALL 2017 ANNUAL THREAT REPORT

$679
the average ransom demand in April 2016
ISTR INSIGHTS SPECIAL REPORT: RANSOMWARE AND BUSINESS 2016

65%
records exposed in data breaches in 2016
CISCO ANNUAL CYBERSECURITY REPORT 2017

How do these numbers impact your daily life?

Here’s how this collection of cyber security resources can help you:

Get clear and useful definitions for key concepts
Explore truly practical guides on Internet safety
Almost 100 essential cyber security topics covered
Increase your knowledge and skills
Practice what cyber security experts preach
Enjoy a safer digital life!

CYBER SECURITY CONCEPTS

Cyber security is one of those fields with a strong jargon that can be intimidating at first.

But it doesn’t have to be this way

Just as any other discipline, it has layers of complexity, which means you don’t need to dig deep if you’re not a technical person. You can just use the information that’s relevant and useful for you.

Start with the key concepts below and work your way through the list to see how ideas and facts connect to make your life safer, both online and offline.

CYBER SECURITY FACTS, FIGURES AND EXAMPLES

Secure your foothold in the online security world by going over some specific data and examples (the kind that makes the information stick).

True stories: These stories will make you think twice about the “it can’t happen to me” prejudice: About the Time I Got Hacked and Lost All My Work, These True 12+ Internet Crime Stories Will Make You Care about Cybersecurity, What I Found Out About a Person After Having Accidentally Found Their Travel Card.

CYBER SECURITY DEVELOPMENTS

The turning points in the (recent) history of cyber security reveal key issues and potential solutions which concern us all. As you’ll see, the lack of basic online security measures is what created huge problems for millions of people around the globe.

CYBER THREATS

This is where we explore how certain cyber threats work. Understanding that is the first step to protecting your data and devices against them, so let’s dive right in!

CYBER SECURITY GUIDES

Now that you’re familiar with the core concepts in cyber security, it’s time to get to the practical part! The online security guides below are packed with applicable advice, printscreens and examples that you can use right away, for free. Time to walk the talk!

CYBER SECURITY TOOLS

There is a lot you can do by yourself in terms of cyber security and data privacy, but you can’t replace the dedicated tools that your computer and other gadgets need. I mentioned “tools” because one layer of protection is not enough. Here are some options:

CYBER SECURITY EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Looking to expand your education or build a career in cyber security? We have just the resources for you!

CYBER SECURITY READINGS

The more you learn, the less you know, as the saying goes. This applies to cyber security as well, of course, as there is always new information to process and new challenges to conquer. Here are some of the best resources in the industry you can turn to when you need them.

CYBER SECURITY FOR ORGANIZATIONS

No matter the size of your business, cyber security should be a priority. It’s not just common sense that dictates this necessity, but also the legal environment, which is starting to regulate this activity more thoroughly.

Congrats! You’ve reached the end of the list!

We’d be thrilled to find out which resources you found most useful. Also, if you know a better resource on any of the topics above, please let us know. We’re always looking for the best of the best!

And if you’d like to propose other topics to be included in this mega guide, the comments section below is just waiting for you input.

Let’s make cyber security simpler for all!

Comments

[…] week, we’ve published our huge (and we do mean HUGE) Cybersecurity Mega Guide, which teaches you everything you need to know about how to stay safe […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GO TO TOP