CHALLENGES AND WAY OUT OF CYBER SECURITY

Adenusi Dauda, Adekunle A. U, Ekuewa J.B, Ayediran O.R

Abstract


Cyber-space is a platform where you can process, receive and send information. It includes phone
set, computer system, network, information stored on the network, network devices, all this
constitute what is being called Cyber space. This cyber space is not secure, and the process to
make it secure is known as Cyber Security. Cyber-crime refers to the series of organized crime
attacking both cyber space and cyber security. The Internet is one of the fastest-growing areas of
technical infrastructure development. Google, Wikipedia and Bing to mention a few, give
detailed answers to millions of questions every day. Cyberspace is a world that contains just
about anything one is searching for. With the advent of these advancements in information
accessibility and the advantages and applications of the internet comes an exponentially growing
disadvantage- Cyber Crime. Cyber security has risen to become a national concern as threats
concerning it now need to be taken more seriously. This paper attempts to provide an overview of
Cybercrime and Cyber-security. It defines the concept of cybercrime, identify reasons for cybercrime and its eradication. It looks at those involved and the reasons for their involvement.
Methods of stepping up cyber security and the recommendations that would help in checking the
increasing rate of cyber-crimes were highlighted. The paper also attempts to name some
bottleneck of cybercrime and present practical and logical solutions to these threats.


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