CYBER 101

Get started with the basics of cybersecurity. Read books, definitions, documents and quotes about the most important concepts. Watch short videos, documentaries and movies to understand the most relevant cyber topics.

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FAQ

Short for “malicious software”. It is specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorized access to a computer system.

Ransomware is a type of malware that blocks access to the victim’s data and threatens to publish or delete it unless a ransom is paid. While some simple computer ransomware can lock the system in a way that is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse, more advanced malware uses a technique called cryptoviral extortion, which encrypts the victim’s files in a way that makes them nearly impossible to recover without the decryption key.

Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to extract money, obtain sensitive information such as phone numbers, login credentials, or credit card details or install malware.

BOOKS

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COURSES

The Cyber Essentials Toolkit

The Cyber Essentials Toolkit is a set of modules designed to break down the CISA Cyber Essentials into bite-sized actions for IT and C-suite leadership to work toward full implementation of each Cyber Essential.

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CYBER DECODED

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DEFINITIONS

E-skimming

Cyber criminals introduce skimming code on e-commerce payment card processing web pages to capture credit card and personally identifiable information and send the stolen data to a domain under their control.

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CYBER STORY

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CYBER TIPS

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QUOTES

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