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What is Cyber Security? An Overview on Internet Security


Cyber security • Cyber security is the practice of ensuring the integrity, confidentiality and availability (ICA) of information. It represents the ability to defend against and recover from accidents like hard drive failures or power outages, and from attacks by adversaries.


Types of cyber security • • • • •

Critical infrastructure Network security Cloud security Application security Internet of things (IoT) security


Types of cyber threats • Attacks on confidentiality • Attacks on integrity • Attacks on availability


How Cyber attacks are carried out • Social engineering Socially engineered malware, often used to deliver ransomware, is the No. 1 method of attack


How Cyber attacks are carried out • Phishing attacks Sometimes the best way to steal someone's password is to trick them into revealing it This accounts for the spectacular success of phishing. Even smart users, well-trained in security, can fall for a phishing attack.


How Cyber attacks are carried out • Unpatched software It's hard to blame your enterprise if an attacker deploys a zero-day exploit against you, but failure to patch looks a lot like failure to perform due diligence.


How Cyber attacks are carried out • Social media threats Catfishing isn't just for the dating scene. Believable sock puppet accounts can worm their way through your LinkedIn network.


How Cyber attacks are carried out • Advanced persistent threats Speaking of nation-state adversaries, your enterprise has them. Don't be surprised if multiple APTs are playing hide-and-go-seek on your corporate network.


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What is cyber security  

Cyber security is defined as the protection of systems, networks and data in internet world. What are the most common cyber security attacks...

What is cyber security  

Cyber security is defined as the protection of systems, networks and data in internet world. What are the most common cyber security attacks...

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