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Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, 3rd Edition by Thejandra BS

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CHAPTER 11: CYBER SECURITY ISSUES

‘It’s only when they go wrong, that machines remind you how powerful they are.’

Clive James

What is Cyber Security?

Cyber security is information security principles applied to an organisation’s computers and networks. It contains technologies and processes designed to protect computers, networks and data from unauthorised access, vulnerabilities and attacks routed via the Internet by cyber criminals.

Who is a Cyber Criminal?

A cyber criminal is someone who commits crimes using computers, internet and software. These criminals attack computers, individuals or organisations to perform malicious activities, such as spreading viruses, data theft, identity theft, fraud or to steal sensitive data. Cyber criminals ...

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