As the internet grows and more and more of the mainstream public find themselves on the world wide web, so does cybercrime – making it especially important for crypto investors to pay close attention to personal cybersecurity.
Here is a list of the most important steps a crypto investor – or anyone concerned with their privacy – should take to protect themselves from online predators seeking to access your sensitive data and accounts.
Why OPSEC Is Important for Crypto Investors
OPSEC stands for operations security and is defined by Wikipedia as the process of identifying and protecting critical information that could be pieced together by “adversaries,” or in the case of crypto investors, cybercriminals, who may be seeking to access user’s crypto accounts hoping to steal their funds.
The term was coined by a Vietnam era security team under the order of United States Admiral Ulysses Sharp and is commonly used by military entities around the world to this day. But it’s also become widely used to discuss personal data security needs of ordinary individuals – a growing issue in the digital age where sensitive user data is exposed both on purpose via social media, and without consent via hacks or other data breaches. Read More