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Hikvision Cybersecurity Director: Why Are Cyber Attacks Committed?

June 15, 2018

WHY are cyber attacks committed

Hikvision’s director of cybersecurity, Chuck Davis, is working with the Hikvision Security Lab at Hikvision headquarters to lead the cybersecurity program for Hikvision North America.

Education and outreach are of paramount importance in an effective cybersecurity program, Davis said in an article. Part of his efforts include educating and working with Hikvision partners on cybersecurity best practices.

Below, Davis outlines a few top reasons why cybersecurity crimes are committed:

  • To gather information to sell to advertisers
  • Ego hackers trying to break into “unbreakable” systems
  • Cyber-crimes that are committed to cover up other crimes
  • Everything from curiosity to extortion

“Cybercrime is a huge, organized business,” Davis adds. “Some pages that sell malicious scripts even offer tech support.”

For more tips from Hikvision’s cybersecurity director on ways to minimize cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities, click here.

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