Cyber Security Glossary

The topics of Cyber Security and Data Privacy are gaining a lot of ground over the past few years.

With millions of people affected by incidents such as the large scale hack at Equifax, Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal or the Ashley Madison debacle more people are interested in learning about how they can protect themselves. However, as long as computers and the internet exist, we are at risk of having our digital data compromised and manipulated.

The first steps to protecting your family online are by understanding how your devices work is not as hard as it sounds. At we have spent a lot of time compiling guides for everyday people to be able to protect their personal and business data, throughout those guides we use some common terms regularly again and again.

In this glossary are links to some of those terms, examples, illustrations, and their simplified descriptions: