Living in the information age, we rely heavily on digital information. Every day, we use software and hardware to produce, transmit, and store digital information. Your medical records, banking information, and insurance information is stored in a server somewhere as digital information. Whenever you use a credit card online, or a service like Pay-Pal, you are transferring money using digital information. When you stream movies on your device, that media is transferred from the streaming service to your device in the form of digital information.

We rely on digital information so much. It has revolutionized our daily lives. But digital information, like everything else in this world, is vulnerable to threats. Digital information can be corrupted, interrupted , and stolen, with potentially disastrous effects. This is why cybersecurity is so important. Digital information affects every aspect of our lives, thus keeping it secure is of equal significance.

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