The dark web is a hidden part of the internet that can only be accessed using specialized software, authentication and specific configurations, and leverages elaborate encryption mechanisms. This anonymous online space is used by various groups, including criminals and hackers, to engage in illegal activities such as drug trafficking, cybercrime, and other illicit activities. Due to its untraceable nature, the dark web poses a significant risk to individuals, businesses, and organizations.
In this Hot Topic Event, we will explore the dark web's unique characteristics, its risks, and the potential impact it could have on your risk profile. We will discuss the various ways that cybercriminals can use the dark web to steal personal and financial information, how this impacts you and your organization, as well as strategies for minimizing the risks associated with this underground network.
By understanding the dangers of the dark web, individuals and organizations can take proactive steps to protect themselves from potential threats and safeguard their digital assets.