Cybersecurity is all about reducing threats when people are in the process of dealing with technology. It encompasses the full range of protection against any online risk or vulnerability, which comprises information security assurance and cyber law enforcement.
Twenty-five years ago, cybersecurity was not a conventional word in the vocabulary of IT. But it is now. In this chapter, you will get to know about the history of cybersecurity and how it came into existence.
In general, in the form of computer security, we can understand that it is all about detecting and preventing external agents who somehow want to harm our system or information residing within that system. There are specific elements that are […]
Before getting into the very in-depth of every concept, it is recommended to clear the concepts and terminologies related to cybersecurity and cybercrime. Each of the terms has individual meaning and is used in different scenarios in this security field.
The majority of the successful breaches and sensitive data-stealing involves the social engineering attack, which is commonly known as people hacking. So, if you ask any IT Security person about physical security, he or she will probably start talking about […]
Physical Penetration testing is the new branch of cybersecurity where the physical security is measured, and its existing strength in an organization, firm, or lab is measured. Weaknesses are uncovered before cybercriminals do these exploitations.
With the development of technology comes the high profile hacking techniques. For this reason, security professionals are in massive demand. But for this, security professionals and analysts have to understand the fundamentals of how network layers work and the key […]
Network security is one of the essential cybersecurity branches, and protocols play a vital role in securing the network. In this chapter, you will learn about the most prominent network security protocols and their uses.
Firewalls are both software programs and hardware components that preserve our security and maintain safety from unauthorized access to or from the external network. They act as a vital part of a comprehensive security framework for any network.
What Are Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention? It is the process of examining and monitoring the events coming and going through your network and analyzing and detecting all the potential violations of policies and incidents threats of your network. Intrusion […]
Maintaining the privacy of some of our real-world stuff is essential. Similarly, each and everyone's personal data on the web also needs some privacy. In this chapter, as a security professional, you must have a fair idea of how different tools, concepts, and technologies are used to preserve privacy.
SQL Injection, which is abbreviated as SQLi, is one of the popular databases attacking technique that poisons dynamic SQL statements that blur out certain segments of the query assertion or append an additional condition leads the logic to true.
Like the system’s security and data security, keeping a sound knowledge about different wireless security measures is also important for security professionals. Wireless security revolves around the concept of securing the wireless network from malicious attempts and unauthorized access.