5 Types of Cyber Security and Why It’s Important to be Aware of Them

Hacker Noon

James Keenan

With so much of our personal and business lives taking place online, it’s essential to keep our sensitive information safe and secure. That’s why we’re here to discuss different types of cyber security, their functions, and their features.

Cyber security is the process of defending internet-connected systems against malicious attacks. Sadly, these attacks are becoming more frequent and costly every year. According to Norton, more than half of consumers have experienced cybercrime, with around 1 in 3 affected in the past 12 months alone.

Cyber security protects computers, servers, mobile devices, and networks from data breaches such as malware, ransomware, and Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. For the individual, cyber security means implementing measures such as:

Creating strong passwords
Using effective...

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