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1. Cyber security

Cyber security describes the collection of methods used to protect a computer or network from malicious attack or unauthorised access.

Cyber security goes hand-in-hand with physical security i.e doors, locks, guards and so on.

This section will cover some of the methods used in cyber security. These include

  • Using biometrics
  • Good password systems
  • CAPTCHA methods
  • Using email verification
  • Use of automatic software patching

All these together, improve the cyber security of our systems


Challenge see if you can find out one extra fact on this topic that we haven't already told you

Click on this link: Good network security methods