The use of computer networks to gain illicit access to confidential information, typically that held by a government or other organization: improving cybersecurity across government agencies is crucial given the increase in cyberespionage
More example sentences
- If passed, the law would require an annual report to list the countries involved in cyberespionage, along with highlighting the worst offenders.
- In a larger sense, though, the controversy over cyberespionage suggests somber trends at the top of government.
- With both nations heavily involved in cyberespionage, there can be little doubt of the urgency in dealing with this critical issue.
Definition of cyberespionage in:
- The US English dictionary