What is Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting sensitive data and IT networks from unauthorized access and cyber attacks.

Any digital solution, such as third-party software, has the potential of being compromised in a cyberattack. Cybersecurity strategies aim to address all of the vulnerabilities in these solutions to prevent cybercriminals from exploiting them.

Common Cybersecurity Threats

Common cybersecurity threats include:

Key takeaways

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    Cybersecurity is important because all business and personal operations are heavily dependant upon digital technology.
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    Any digital solution is a potential attack vector.
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    The most common cybersecurity threat is phishing.
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