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Americans lost nearly $7 billion to cybercrime last year, with a large portion of scams taking place during the holiday season.

According to Google Cyber Security Experts, we lost almost $7 billion to cybercrime in 2021. This is due to an influx of scams taking place during the holiday season. This holiday season we have to be a little more cautious about clicking links. The FBI is constantly warning us about cyberattacks increasing during the 2022/2023 school year. Google is saying that they’ve seen a spike in people looking for information on how to stay safe online. Some social media influencers give tips about how to get rich quickly those links will sometimes be compromising. Once we click the link they shared, popups will invade our laptops.  As we spend more of our lives on the internet, it’s increasingly important to keep your information safe. Companies we work for have a 2-factor authentication process to keep us safe, but we can use the same process for personal accounts.

There are more jobs popping up in the cybersecurity space and certifications are plentiful. The field seems to be ideal for anyone who loves a challenge and problem-solving. According to data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statics (BLS), the demand for cybersecurity jobs like information security analysts will grow by as much as 31 percent over the next ten years. According to CISCO, there are CISSP and CCNA certifications, and more. If you like to handle administering small networks. With up to 250 hosts or 1000 endpoints including PCs, Macs, tablets, IP phones, routers, etc.

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