Defining Cyber security, Risk, vulnerabilities & threats

Cyber security 7 Defence todayJuly 25, 2020 38 1 5

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Cyber Security is the protection of computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious attacks.

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Vulnerability means weaknesses or gaps in a security program that can be exploited to gain unauthorized access to an asset.

Threat is anything that can exploit a vulnerability, intentionally or accidentally, and obtain data and do damage to your system. A threat is something we are trying to protect against.

Risk is the exposure to harm or loss resulting from attacks on information systems.

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