Cybersecurity attacks and attempts to thwart them will only grow in number as the world becomes increasingly digital. So on April 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an extensive cybersecurity measure that would encourage companies to share their networks with federal investigators. If the bill is passed by the Senate, it would be the federal government’s most aggressive response yet to the growing online threat that has in recent years manifested in the form of data breach and denial-of-service attacks costing corporations and individuals billions.
Understanding the landscape of cyberattacks is overwhelming in part because of the large number of attacks and their ubiquitous nature. An infographic published by Experts Exchange helps illustrate the scale of cybersecurity threats in 2015.