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In 2017, companies such as Equifax and Verizon reported huge data breaches affecting millions of people. The Economist predicts this problem is going to get worse as hackers scale up cybercrime and the Internet of Things offers new opportunities for cybercriminals to steal your personal data. getAbstract recommends this short, eye-opening video to individuals as well as companies. The rising threat of cybercrime will affect all, warns The Economist.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why experts believe cybercrime will increase in 2018,
  • How “white-hat hackers” protect companies from cyberattacks and
  • How the Internet of Things increases your vulnerability.

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Economist Films produces documentaries that investigate economic, social and political issues.



Hackers have become an unpleasant facet of modern life. They’ve infiltrated global organizations to pilfer the personal data of millions of people and even targeted national elections. Cybercrime will only worsen in 2018, and no one is immune. The Economist’s technology correspondent Tim Cross predicts that the public may shift its thinking from “Will I be hacked?” to “When will I be hacked?” in 2018. Cybercriminals from locations around the world will access your personal information. But some experts are fighting back.

Security strategist Jeremiah Grossman has hacked into most of the world’s ...

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    Shauna Crain 1 year ago
    Cyber security insurance as an insurance product. Lucrative or risky for an insurance company to offer? Does it enhance financial well ness of an organization?