Data Protection and GDPR Level 3 for Managers and Business (VTQ)

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Cybercrime Awareness: Protect Yourself Online

The Threat of Cybercrime

Understanding the Risk: Explore how cybercriminals target individuals and organisations online.

Wide Range of Targets

Diverse Victims: Cybercrime poses a threat to both businesses and private individuals, leading to potential reputation damage, financial loss, or data extortion.

Varying Levels of Expertise

Criminal Proficiency: Cybercriminals range from those with basic technical skills to highly sophisticated operators.

Rise of Online Tools

Technological Evolution: Accessible tools in online criminal marketplaces facilitate the growth and evolution of cybercrime.

Impact in the UK

National Statistics: Over one million cybercrime cases were reported to Action Fraud in the UK last year.

Types of Cyber Attacks

Recognizing Threats: Learn about common cyber threats such as phishing, ransomware, malware, and their potential consequences.

Increasing Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware Threat: Data is seized and held for ransom, with criminals often threatening to publish sensitive information or block access to vital data.

Protective Measures

Preventing Victimisation: Discover strategies to mitigate the risk of falling victim to cybercrime.

Learning Outcomes:
  • EDSQ Unit 5 LO 14.4