Lectures on cyber security held at Govt. Middle. School Bhaddal, Rupnagar.
Cybersecurity means protecting data, networks, programs, and other information from unauthorized or unattended access, destruction, or change. In today’s world, cybersecurity is very important because of some security threats and cyber-attacks. For data protection, many companies develop software. This software protects the data. Cybersecurity is important because not only does it help to secure information but also our system from virus attacks. After the U.S.A. and China, India has the highest number of internet users. It can be further classified into 2 types. Cybercrime – against individuals, corporates, etc., and Cyberwarfare – against a state.
[0:39 pm, 03/08/2022] Renu: Use of cyberspace, i.e. computer, internet, cellphone, other technical devices, etc., to commit a crime by an individual or organized group is called cyber-crime. Cyber attackers use numerous software and codes in cyberspace to commit cybercrime. They exploit the weaknesses in the software and hardware design through the use of malware. Hacking is a common way of piercing the defenses of protected computer systems and interfering with their functioning. Identity theft is also common.
Snowden's revelations have shown that Cyberspace could become the theatre of warfare in the 21st century. Future wars will not be like traditional wars which are fought on land, water, or air. when any state initiates the use of internet-based invisible force as an instrument of state policy to fight against another nation, it is called cyberwar’.