Cybersecurity attacks on government, healthcare, and financial institutions have been increasing at a significant rate in both frequency and sophistication. Each hacker has his own specialized skillset and personal reasons for launching a cyberattack. Hackers often seize on particular situations in an attempt to exploit potential vulnerabilities. Major recent examples include the U.S. presidential election and the COVID-19 global pandemic.
This podcast will discuss some of the more common cyberattack motives as well as explore the typical attack vectors often employed by hackers.