This is a frequent word in the technology industry these days. What exactly is cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is defined by Merriam-Webster as: measures taken to protect a computer or computer system (as on the internet) against unauthorized access or attack.

The basics to cybersecurity are:

  • Identify threats
  • Detect intrusions
  • Protect data
  • Respond to attacks
  • Recover databases and systems and rebuild cybersecurity defenses