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The role of the individual in cyber security.

To fully appreciate the human/social aspect of cyber security, we need to consider this at an individual level.

In the video, Steve Rogers demonstrates how your life, through the interconnectivity of your devices, could be hacked. He also mentions that this may soon be a problem that businesses need to look into.

Your task

Think about the behaviours of the people in your household: how could their behaviour put you more or less at risk of being hacked?
Now scale that up. In a business or indeed at the state level, how can the behaviours of individuals influence the risk of a cyber attack?
How can we defend against cyber attacks when everyone and everything is interconnected through cyber space?
Discuss your thoughts in the comments.
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