cy·​ber·​safe·​ty ˈsī-bər-ˌsāf-tē How to pronounce cybersafety (audio)
: safe practices when using the Internet to prevent personal attacks or criminal activity
Since part of my job is bringing speakers to campus, I was instructed to invite the FBI to discuss cybersafety with our students.Robert Wilder

Examples of cybersafety in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web About 70,000 internet users signed two petitions this week urging Zoom to give full encryption to everyone in the interest of cybersafety for those who can’t afford a subscription. Fortune, 17 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1994, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cybersafety was in 1994

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“Cybersafety.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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