cybersecurity

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noun cy·ber·se·cu·ri·ty \ˈsī-bər-si-ˌkyu̇r-ə-tē\

Definition of cybersecurity

  1. :  measures taken to protect a computer or computer system (as on the Internet) against unauthorized access or attack

1989

First Known Use of cybersecurity

1989


Law Dictionary

cybersecurity

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noun cy·ber·se·cu·ri·ty \ˈsī-bər-si-ˈkyu̇r-ə-tē\

Legal Definition of cybersecurity

  1. :  measures taken to protect a computer or computer system (as on the Internet) against unauthorized access or attack


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