Cyber Security Threats and Countermeasures in Digital Age


  • Manikant Thakur Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amity School of Engineering and Technology Lucknow, Amity Uni-versity Uttar Pradesh, India



Cyber threats, Prevention strategies, Cybercrime statistics , Privacy issues


Due to the quick development of technology, the digital age has brought with it ad-vantages never before seen, but it has also opened the door to a flood of new cyber security concerns. This study offers detailed analysis of the cyber threat environment in the digital era along with suggestions for doable protective measures. The report outlines a number of cyber threats, including malware, phishing scams, ransomware, and insider threats. It looks at the continually evolving tactics employed by cyber-criminals, such as social engineering, zero-day flaws, and sophisticated persistent threats. The growing hazards associated with cutting-edge technology, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, and artificial intelligence, are also exam-ined. The importance of a multi-layered security strategy to counter these attacks is emphasized in the article. Among the important preventative measures that are presented are robust network security, secure coding methodologies, user awareness training, encryption, access controls, and incident response planning. It also high-lights how crucial it is for people, businesses, and governments to collaborate in or-der to confront cyber risks. By using the recommended solutions and promoting a culture of cyber security awareness, people and organizations may navigate the dig-ital age with confidence and protect themselves from the continuously evolving environment of cyber risks.


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M. Thakur, “Cyber Security Threats and Countermeasures in Digital Age”, J. Appl. Sci. Educ., pp. 1–20, Mar. 2024.




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