What Is Cyber Security?

Cyber security consists of preventative methods used to protect computer systems from:

  • theft of or damage to the hardware and software
  • theft of or damage to the information
  • disruption of the services they provide

Learn More With Our “Rise Of Cybercrime” Infographic

Important Resources

  • Homeland Security

    Cyber Security Overview

    Strengthening the security and resilience of cyberspace has become an important homeland security mission.

  • The White House

    Fact Sheet: Cyber Security National Action Plan

    Cybersecurity Act of 2015: important tools necessary to strengthen the Nation’s cybersecurity, making it easier for private companies to share cyber threat information with each other and the Government.