CHAPTER 1

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity could be defined as “Beginning of the concept of trust and belief in cyber transactions.” The era of computing began in the twentieth century, with an enormous investment in computational research. Software programming languages were the foundational blocks of history of computing. Progressive research then led to more extensive networking, bringing about the formation of connectivity. Along with these technological developments emerged the issues of breach of data privacy and data hacking. These factors along with the explosive growth in Internet-driven commerce paved the way for the emergence of cybersecurity as study field of paramount significance.

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