Tag Archive information security

ByJayanthi

Usage of Information security

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‘Information security’ in the broadest sense is the protection of information and assets from malicious elements. Individuals and organizations are both subjected to virus, ransomware, data breach attacks and hence this concept of ‘information security’ applies to all. Let us see a few of the ‘Information security’ concepts being applied to organizations as well as individuals.

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ByJayanthi

What is Information security?

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After having dealt with a huge number of posts on Information security, I thought I will answer one of the fundamental questions about Information security in this post – “What is Information security?” 🙂

Definition:

Information security or “InfoSec” is that discipline of study that broadly seeks to counter and prevent cyber attacks. It also seeks to keep data/information safe by employing different techniques and strategies.

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ByJayanthi

Ransomware

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What is Ransomware?

Imagine logging onto your laptop one fine morning, checking mails and clicking on a few links and being confronted with this dialog:

 

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