Cybersecurity is the protection of information systems—ranging from vast networks and an individual computer—from hackers who would steal, surveil, or otherwise cause damage. Cybersecurity is a multibillion-dollar industry with continued big growth prospects for the foreseeable future.

IBM’s Z mainframes can encrypt more data than ever before
The company's computers can run more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day.
GOP lawmakers blast Trump for aligning with Putin on cybersecurity
Sen. Lindsey Graham was especially testy.
Trump confronts Putin over election hacks, allegedly accepts denial of Russia’s involvement
Russia's foreign minister said Trump accepted Putin's denial.
WWE database leak exposes personal information of over 3 million fans
Even information about children was leaked.
How a VPN works—and why experts think you should use one
Here's what you need to know about this reliable privacy tool.
The strange failures of the Petya ransomware attack
Why would hackers launch a ransomware attack that's bad at making money?
Petya ransomware outbreak shows hackers are getting smarter—but the rest of the world is not
To avoid a truly devastating cyberattack, the world must get ahead of the criminals.
A major ransomware attack is spreading around the globe
The virus has hit banks, airports, oil companies, and more.
How to completely lock down your sensitive PDFs
Encrypting your important PDFs is easier thank you might think.
Everything you need to know about Facebook’s privacy policy
Locking down your Facebook account is easier than you think.
Nearly 200 million U.S. voters exposed by leaky Amazon database
This is believed to be the largest-ever leak of voter records in history.
Russian hackers infiltrated voting systems in 39 states: Report
Saying Russia 'hacked' the election may not be a metaphor anymore.
The best secure alternatives for email, messaging, and more
Here are secure alternatives to the internet services and apps you rely on the most.