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The Biggest Incidents in Cybersecurity (in the Past 10 Years) (Infographic)

by Chris Brook on Friday October 18, 2019

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Looking back at the last 10 years, what are the biggest and most notable incidents in cybersecurity history? We created an infographic that reflects on the decade and can educate users on how to prevent the next major incident.

With the end of another decade nearing, there’s no time like the present to take stock of the past 10 years. With the continued proliferation of the internet, networks, and sophisticated devices, we’ve seen a significant uptick in attacks, breaches, and hacks. Looking back at the 2010s, what have the biggest incidents in cybersecurity been? In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2019, we created an infographic of some of the biggest incidents in cybersecurity history and a list of tips that users can follow in hopes of preventing the next big incident.

Check out our infographic below!

The Biggest Incidents in Cybersecurity (in the Past 10 Years)



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Chris Brook

Chris Brook is the editor of Data Insider. He is a technology journalist with a decade of experience writing about information security, hackers, and privacy. Chris has attended many infosec conferences and has interviewed hackers and security researchers. Prior to joining Digital Guardian he helped launch Threatpost, an independent news site which is a leading source of information about IT and business security for hundreds of thousands of professionals worldwide.