Cyber security, as a sub-component of Information Security, is the practice of securing computers, servers, mobile devices, networks, and data from malicious attacks. It can be divided into the following categories:
The practice of securing a computer network from intruders, whether targeted hackers or opportunistic malware.
Focuses on keeping software and devices free from threats.
The processes and decisions regarding handling and protecting data assets.
Addresses the most unpredictable cyber security factor: people.« Back to Glossary Index