F5 : The crippling effect of cybercrime on our emotional well-being
About 236.1 million ransomware attacks occurred globally in the first half of 2022 . As organisations focus on mitigating cyberattacks and reducing risk , very little is said about the effects of cybercrimes on the victims . Victims often experience a wide range of emotions and negative psychological experiences including guilt , shame , helplessness , emotional trauma and post-traumatic stress or sleep problems . Ian Lauth , Senior Technical Marketing Manager , F5 , explains the cost of cybercrime to emotional well-being and what both individuals and organisations can do in the phase of an attack .
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