Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting critical systems and sensitive information from digital attacks. Also known as information technology (IT) security, cybersecurity measures are designed to combat threats against networked systems and applications, whether those threats originate from inside or outside of an organization. Cybersecurity, Computer Systems Security, or Information Technology Security is the protection of computer systems and computer networks, from possible attack by malicious hackers, that may result in unauthorized information retrieval and or even at worse, encrypt your data and sell it back to you for a Ransom. Such attack is refered to as, “Ransomware”.
Other Cybersecurity attacks such as “DDos.” A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is a subclass of a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. A DDoS attack involves multiple connected networks, known as a botnet, which is then used to BruteForce a target website or server network with fake traffic. Cybersecurity, is the practice of defending a network agains known and unknown security threats or vulnerablities and Zero-Day exploits. Also, Viruses, Trojans, Worms, Malware, Spyware, Adware, RootKits, Etc..