Cyber security is the procedure of guarding electronic systems, mobile devices, computers, data, networks, and servers from malicious attacks. It is also defined as electronic information security or information technology security. Every year there is a rising number of data breaches with global cyber threats continuing to evolve at a rapid pace. According to the survey, 7.9 billion records have been revealed by data breaches in the first nine months of 2019. This data is more than double the data (112%) number of records revealed in the same period in 2018. The term can be divided into many common categories to apply in a variety of contexts, from mobile to business computing. 

  • ➤ Network Security
  • ➤ Application Security
  • ➤ Information Security
  • ➤ Operational Security
  • ➤ Disaster recovery and business continuity
  • ➤ End-user education

Three Types of Cyber-threats

  • ➤ Cybercrime: It has groups or single participants that target the system for financial profit or to cause disruption.
  • ➤ Cyber-attack: Usually include politically motivated communication conference
  • ➤ Cyber terrorism: It planned to sabotage electronic systems to cause panic or fear

Common Methods used to threaten CyberSecurity

  • ➤ Malware
  • ➤ SQL injection
  • ➤ Phishing
  • ➤ Man-in-the-middle attack
  • ➤ Denial-of-service attack