Internet security is a concern for all the world because due to internet, where people have gained many benefits, there are also many disadvantages such as internet fraud, loss of security and privacy, virus attacks, spamming, threat to data protection and computer misuse.
Internet is accessed daily all over the world and is employed for multiple purposes is under threat. The companies, organizations, institutions and workplaces of the world that make use of internet are in need of internet security (Bhimani, 1996). Internet has minimized the gaps between people and their wanted works but it has also given us many disadvantages such as security threat. The computers that are kept and used in global settings are at threat in terms of security and if they are accessed illegally, there will be security threat and the private data of the companies or organizations that are working on international basis can get lost.
In the lieu of internet security, there are a number of security measures that are taken such as anti-virus software, spyware, firewall and copyright authentication. There are many other security measures taken by various global organizations such as passwords for security purposes. The companies that are working online are at higher stake of lapsing of internet security. The online companies suffer from online monetary frauds that are quite problematic for the organizations. For all these purposes, further measures are required to be taken in order to safeguard the private and confidential data of internet companies. Global internet access is easier but internet security is considered very important by all the users of internet operating globally.
Internet is an essential resource for all working institutions whether they are educational or business oriented. The sharing of it can be a key to growth and success of the institution. Internet security can be linked to computer security because internet is dependent on computer.