The International Internet Day is celebrated globally on October 29 every year. The day marks the sending of the first electronic message which was transferred from one computer to another in 1969.
Since then the Internet has gone through a revolution, not just evolution.
Today, according to Hosting Clues, on an average an internet user is online for 6.5 hours a day. With over 560 million users, India is the second largest online market.
Let's take a look at some interesting facts reported by Hosting Clues, on the Internet of 2020:
Mobile internet users
Today, about 4.18 billion users access the Internet from their smartphones Most of the people have been a victim of the detrimental effects of a ringing smartphone. As cellphone chimes with a message notification, our eyes can't help but get a sneak peak of the message. According to the data, users spend 90 percent of smartphone time on mobile apps.
In the course of doing businesses, organizations transmit sensitive data across networks and to other devices. Cyber security ushers the process of protecting that information.
Every 30 seconds there is a hacker attack, with 43 percent of these attacks being targeted at small businesses. In 2018, the total cost of cybercrime committed worldwide was 1 trillion US dollars. This year, the average cost of a data breach will exceed over 150 million US dollars. Additionally, by 2021 around 6 trillion US dollars will be invested in cyber security.