Cybersecurity is the profession of defending computers, networks, and data from malicious

electronic attacks. It is sometimes contrasted with physical security, which is the more known

security practice aimed at managing access to buildings and other objects in the physical world.

Although there are many high-tech physical security techniques, cybersecurity focuses on

protecting assets from malicious logins and code, not burglaries.

Cybersecurity is a broad term that covers a number of specialized fields

Types of CyberSecurity

Network security prevents and protects against unauthorized people entering into corporate


Application security makes apps secure by finding and fixing weak points in the application code

Information security, sometimes referred to as data security, keeps information secure from

unauthorized people having access or the ability to make alterations, both when it's being stored

and when it's being transmitted from one machine to another.

Operational security, abbreviated as OPSEC, is a process by which organizations organize and

protect public data about themselves that could, if properly analyzed and organized with other

data by a competitor, reveal a goal or big picture that should stay hidden

There are some aspects of disaster recovery are also considered to be under the cybersecurity

umbrella; specifically the techniques to remediate data loss or service outages that are a result

of a cyberattack.

Cyber Security jobs

If you're reading this, it's likely that you are interested in a cybersecurity position. You will likely

encounter variations on three common job titles: security analyst, security engineer, and

security architect.In general these are in ascending order of seniority and responsibility: analysts

identify and fix issues within existing systems, engineers put in major revisions or roll out new

systems, and architects design those new systems. But these actual responsibilities can vary

widely from company to company, so it's important to take a closer look at each job to

understand what you are applying for . At the very top of the food chain is the Chief Information

Security Officer.

These are the positions someone interested in the CyberSecurity career would likely find

themselves in so if you are interested in beginning a career in CyberSecurity contact us at

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