Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Today's Cyber Security topic includes concepts, technology, and processes that have evolved or are related to Computer Security (COMSEC), Information Security (INFOSEC), Information Assurance, Computer Network Defense (CND), and Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO).

This topic provides a summary of concepts in Cyber Security, including strategies, activities, and functional taxonomies.

The discussions in this topic are intended to provide an initial overview for any interested reader, not just a technical professional. It is designed as a quick read for a decision-maker or other interested reader anyone who needs an quick understanding of the topic at a high level or for a decision-maker who needs to get up-to-speed.

This topic is organized into the following sections, which may be navigated using the topic menus on the right of the screen.

  • Introduction provides an overview to the cyber security topic including the concept of internet-based services and their attraction to users.
  • Cyberspace discusses the environment for cyber security, including the technical, business, and social contexts.
  • Competition describes the business perspectives.
  • Taxonomy describes the components of cyber security.
  • Objectives identifies some key cyber security objectives.
  • Strategies provide an analysis of technical strategies for approaching cyber security.
  • Processes discusses the processes that comprise cyber security.
  • Conclusions and Summary provides a synopsis of the topic and summary of the major points.

Begin with the Introduction to Cyber Security.