Cybersecurity, also known as computer security or IT security, is the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access. In a computing context, security includes both cybersecurity and physical security.
Digital transformation and hybrid IT are pushing security perimeters off premises, into the cloud, and into the workplace. As a result, enforcing cybersecurity policies is more complex than ever.
Cybersecurity ranges from simple to complex. As a basic preventive measure, most devices come equipped with password protection to prevent hacking. If a system is attacked or at risk of an attack, specific measures might be taken depending on the type of attack. For example, disk encryption is one way to prevent direct-access attacks.
In order to be effective, cybersecurity measures must constantly adjust to new technologies and developments. Hackers adapt their methods to new forms of cybersecurity and render it ineffective, so the security programs must stay one step ahead.
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