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cyberespionage Line breaks: cyber|espion|age
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪbərˈɛspɪənɑːʒ/

Definition of cyberespionage in English:


[mass noun]
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
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  • The absolute dependence on the internet has enabled new avenues for cyberespionage into business networks and critical infrastructures.
  • From our observations, it is one of the most prolific cyberespionage groups in terms of the sheer quantity of information stolen.
  • Part of the problem is confusion around the differences between traditional cybercrime, cyberespionage and cyberwar.
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