Most people have digital accounts that could be very attractive to cyberattacks.
President Joe Biden company warned that Russia could plan cyberattacks on critical US infrastructure, and urged private companies to step up their cyber defences. It’s not the first time the government has warned about cybersecurity threats. The difference now is this war in Ukraine. So what does this mean for Utahns and state businesses?
Everyone should take care of their digital hygiene, said Brandon Amacher, director of the emerging tech policy lab at Utah Valley University.
“Most of us have a Google account. Most of us use Microsoft Office products. These are all targets that would be very appealing to the Russian government. That’s pretty scary,” said the cybersecurity policy and cyberwarfare teacher.
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