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Cybersecurity 101

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Patch

A patch is a set of software changes that fixes a bug or security vulnerability in a software already currently in use by the organization.

2023-03-08T15:48:30+00:00March 8th, 2023|

Penetration Testing

Penetration testing, also known as a pen test or ethical hacking, is an authorized simulated cyberattack used to identify, test and highlight vulnerabilities in an organization's security posture.

2023-03-07T16:56:59+00:00March 7th, 2023|

Personally Identifiable Information

Personally identifiable information (PII) is any data that when used alone, or with other relevant data, could identify a specific individual. Examples include (but are not limited to): name, address, contact number, email address, driver's license number, SSN, D.O.B, passport number, fingerprint.

2023-07-05T15:30:08+01:00July 5th, 2023|

Phishing

Phishing is defined as a form of social engineering in which a cyber threat actor poses as a trustworthy colleague or acquaintance of an organization to lure a victim into providing sensitive information or network access.

2023-03-08T13:52:21+00:00March 8th, 2023|

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