What is Cybersecurity Risk?

According to NIST SP 800-60 volume 1 revision 1, Cybersecurity risks relate to the loss of confidentiality, integrity, or availability of information, data, or information (or control) systems and reflect the potential adverse impacts on organizational operations (i.e., mission, functions, image, or reputation) and assets, individuals, other organizations, and the Nation. Cybersecurity risk is the probability of exposure, …

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Defense in Depth

Defense in depth also known as layered security, is a cybersecurity strategy used by organizations to secure and safeguard their network, system, and data. The strategy assumes that attackers will try to penetrate the organization’s defenses, so multiple layers of security controls (physical, technical, and administrative) are put in place to detect attackers at every …

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Cyber Attacks Types: A Closer Look at Common Threats

What Is a Cyber Attack? A cyber attack is any type of offensive action that targets computer information systems, infrastructures, computer networks, or personal computer devices, using various methods to steal, alter or destroy data, or information systems. A cyber-attack is a deliberate attempt to exploit vulnerable systems, devices or networks to manipulate, steal or gain unauthorized …

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