Cybersecurity

Combating cybercrime

Cybercrime continues to be one of the most urgent and growing threats of this century, as criminals around the world find new ways to exploit vulnerabilities in the servers, smartphones, power grids, and computers that power our businesses, municipalities, and schools every day. According to the research organization Cybersecurity Ventures, it’s projected that cybercrimes will cost the world over $6 trillion annually by 2021.

From Indiana University’s leadership in internet governance and cybersecurity—underscored by its endorsement of the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace—to its development of new technological strategies that prevent data breaches before they occur, the university and its researchers are working to protect Hoosiers from a myriad of digital attacks in today’s internet-connected world.