Cybersecurity in the new technological age is of greater importance than it has ever been before because the nation has become dependent and connected on digital technology, furthermore, cyberspace. It’s encompassed in everything now posted to the public domain on social media accounts. Sensitive information like social security numbers, credit card information and bank account details are now stored in poor cloud storage services like Dropbox or Google Drive or any Poor Cloud Storage
Cybersecurity is important because it encompasses everything that pertains to protecting our sensitive data, personally identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI), personal information, intellectual property, data, and governmental and industry information systems from cyberattacks and damage attempted by criminals and adversaries.
The Telecommunications Regulations Authority (TRA) has announced that cyberattacks on UAE government, semi-government and private sector entities declined by 27.4 percent during the first eight months of 2019. Malware attacks in UAE increased by 12 percent in the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year 2018, according to a global cybersecurity company. Khaleej time report May 1, 2019