Guide To Cyber Security Terms That Are Often Confused

Summary: This 3-minute article explains why a clear understanding of basic cyber security terms is crucial to operating a small to mid-sized business. Knowledge of basic terminology is essential in the planning and installation of robust SMB cybersecurity. Contact DIGIGUARD CYBER SECURITY at 833-33-CYBER (833-332-9237) or visit to schedule a cyber risk analysis and discuss the best cyber threat protection possible for your SMB before a cyberattack.

IT innovation continues to unfold all over the world. Every day, new smart devices are added to the rapidly expanding IoT (Internet of Things). Unfortunately, each new connection increases the target landscape for cybercrimes. As the tech world evolves quickly, it is understandable that many SMB owners would be confused by ever-evolving cyber security terminology. Here are some of the most confused terms:

Home users and SMBs should stay versed in current cyber security terminology. In addition, you can better understand and communicate computer issues to professional IT experts by staying up to date on terms.

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