Definition of cybersecurity in English:


Syllabification: cybersecurity
Pronunciation: /ˌsībərsiˈkyo͝oritē


  • The state of being protected against the criminal or unauthorized use of electronic data, or the measures taken to achieve this: some people have argued that the threat to cybersecurity has been somewhat inflated [as modifier]: IT security professionals said that outsourcing would be the biggest cybersecurity threat
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    • But these are not isolated problems that can be tackled by themselves, he believes, they are part of the broader cybersecurity challenge.
    • Cybersecurity laws, when enforced to the fullest extent possible, can have an impact.
    • The effort is paying off in increased cybersecurity and privacy, some experts say.

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