What you need to Know about Cyber security
This is the process of protecting and defending computer systems, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, data and networks from harmful attacks.
This is the process of protecting and defending computer systems, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems,data and networks from harmful attacks.
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Categories of cyber security.
This category deals with ensuring that softwares and devices are free from threats.
Application security begins all the way from the design stage as the web developer is developing the application or software. The web developer ensures that he or she includes security measures into the system to protect end users data.
This is the process by which computer network systems are protected from intrusion. Networks need to be secured especially during transmission of information to end users.
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3. Operational security.
It entails decisions and processes that protect data or information. Operational security deals with permission that end users need in order to have access to a certain network and also deals with the location where user data will be stored.
4. Information security.
This category deals with protection of privacy and integrity of data when it is being transmitted or stored.
5. End user education.
It deals with providing more knowledge to end users of how they can put their data or information into risk of attacks and how to prevent this risks from happening. Users are educated on issues such as how to prevent attack from viruses which cause harm to systems.
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Public Wi-Fi is not secure or safe. If you must connect, consider using a virtual private network (VPN) or a personal/mobile hotspot.— NatlCyberSecAlliance (@StaySafeOnline) October 7, 2019
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#BeCyberSmart Tip: If You Collect It, Protect It. Any data your business collects, including customer and employee information, must be safely stored and protected. #CyberAwarehttps://t.co/fqPP1JZrUt pic.twitter.com/wpl6bAjnoc— NatlCyberSecAlliance (@StaySafeOnline) October 10, 2019
October is #Cybersecurity awareness month. Take it from @USNavyCNO himself on the importance of Sailors remaining vigilant online and why Cybersecurity is more than a buzzword. - https://t.co/UjjvUwP0DK pic.twitter.com/A09OqDo3ct— U.S. Navy (@USNavy) October 15, 2019
The #CIOCode Challenge for Dev/OPS starts today! Showcase your coding skills by solving real-world #govtech challenges. Sign up to participate, test your skills, and get your foot in the door: https://t.co/XtJo8r2bIK. pic.twitter.com/0ZefzCljjo— Cybersecurity (@cyber) July 8, 2019