Cybersecurity is the protection of systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. It is also commonly known as information technology security or electronic information security. The term applies in a variety of contexts, from business to mobile computing, and can be divided into a few common categories. The practice is utilized by enterprises and individuals to protect against unauthorized access to data centers and other computerized systems.
Consists of cyber-physical systems such as electricity grid and water purification systems.
Protects internal networks from intruders by securing infrastructure, including the implementation of two-factor authentication (2FA) and new, strong passwords.
Protects both physical and digital data from unauthorized access, use, change, disclosure, deletion, or other forms of malintent.
A software-based tool that protects and monitors your data in the cloud, to help eliminate the risks associated with on-premises attacks.
Consists of developing policies and processes for handling and preventing the loss of data, and developing recovery policies in the event of a cybersecurity breach.
Involves teaching users to follow best practices like not clicking on unknown links or downloading suspicious attachments in emails.