The Importance Of Internet Security

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A Look at Internet Security The Internet has been and will continue to be an essential aspect of society. As time goes by, people rely more and more on technology. However, many are not aware of the security risks that threaten their safety and wellbeing as they explore cyberspace. Internet security is an issue that governments and people deal with everyday, as hackers attempt to exploit important personal information. That is why it is imperative that Internet security should be stressed more in order to prevent further scandals, invasions of privacy, or violent attacks from happening. In regards to Internet security, one cannot look at its history and developments without understanding the establishment of the Internet itself. Tension …show more content…
Many people are attacked everyday and are sometimes pushed to a point where they cannot enjoy the physical world. With a more secure Internet, cyber bulling could be avoided, which could potentially save people from the pain or save lives, depending on the extremity that cyber bullying could push someone, whether it be depression or suicide, in some cases. Another advantage to Internet security would be the creation of an age barrier for younger generations on the Internet and the limit to the type of content that can be viewed. If parents are struggling with keeping their children safe in cyberspace, than a more secure network could help. The harm and inappropriate sources on the Web can ultimately affect their life in a poor way (Palfery and Grasser 87). A lot of good can come out of a more surveyed Internet, however most people do not take the time to fully grasp its …show more content…
The biggest issue that has been debated would be the role that the government plays, especially in the democratic realm, like the United States, as opposed to a more controlled society. Within the Apple court case, Apple’s main concern like everyone else’s, was that by allowing the government to crack one phone, they would have the potential of cracking into anyone’s phone, enabling them to access any kind of information. This would be risking the safety of Apple’s users and thus giving the government too much authority and control (Perez and

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