Protecting Against Hackers and Ransomware Attacks | Ep24

Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility, not just IT or technical professionals. In this episode, Dr. Bjorn Mercer talks to cybersecurity professor Dr. Kevin Harris about the rise in hacking and ransomware attacks on organizations. Learn why it’s important for companies to invest in programmers and technical personnel who have the skills needed to protect networks while also training all employees—especially executives—about cybersecurity best practices and cyber threats. Also learn what the government can do to establish regulations and also provide incentives and assistance to companies encouraging them not to pay ransoms if they are attacked by hackers.

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