28 Feb The Motherlist Glossary Of Cybersecurity And Cybercrime Definitions
Hacking Lingo For Newbies, Students, Teachers, IT Pros And The Media
– Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief
Sausalito, Calif. – Jan. 2, 2020
Looking for a good source of cybersecurity terms and definitions? Look no further…
The editors at Cybercrime Magazine scoured the Internet for definitions that keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity, cybercrime, and cyberwarfare.
- Sophos, a leading IT security company, provides a thesaurus containing an alphabetical listing of data threats. This guide is written in plain language, not security jargon. So it’s perfect for IT managers and end users alike. And the more you know about individual threats, the better prepared you’ll be to defend against them. A PDF version is here.
- KnowBe4, a leader in the security awareness training and phishing simulation space, provides an extensive A-Z glossary. Each letter starts with acronyms in alphabetical order, then full words.
- The Security Encyclopedia from HYPR makes it easy for anybody to understand the concepts and terminology of the information security industry. Cybersecurity professionals can use this guide to refresh their knowledge and newcomers can find definitions.
- Cybrary’s cyber security glossary provides the cybersecurity community with knowledge of and insight on the industry’s significant terms and definitions. This list contains key terminology and is one of the most extensive cybersecurity glossary/vocabulary resources online. Start your search on the critical terms you need to know as a security professional.
- National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS), on its official website of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), provides a glossary containing key cybersecurity terms that enable clear communication and a common understanding of cybersecurity definitions.
- SANS Institute, a leading information security training, certification, and research firm, provides a comprehensive alphabetical and keyword searchable directory of security and related IT terms. This is a handy reference for any security or IT pro.
- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides a keyword searchable glossary of more than 6,700 security-related terms. This reference tool is especially valuable for finding cyberwarfare related definitions.
- Global Knowledge, an IT training company, compiled its Cybersecurity Glossary of Terms for everyone from the security professional to the general end-user. It contains definitions of terms commonly used in the security industry.
- From access control to zero-day, the InfoSec Glossary from Duo Security, a division of Cisco, compiles industry terms and definitions along with additional resources as a reference to demystify information security concepts.
- Does it seem to you like there’s always a new cybersecurity thing with an odd name that ends up on the news? Ohio State University created its Cyber Dictionary to keep track of all those terms.
- CyberPolicy, a marketplace that helps small businesses with cyber insurance needs, maintains a Cyber Glossary in its education center.
- Whether you are a normal user or a tech-guru, being aware of computer security threats will help fortify your defense against them. Here’s a handy A-Z dictionary of cybersecurity terms from Quick Heal, antivirus researcher and developer.
- The Glossary of Identify and Cybersecurity Terms, compiled by the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Identity, explores the definitions of commonly used identity and cybersecurity terms.
- Cybersecurity platform Defendify includes a glossary of cybersecurity terms for quick reference on its website.
- Computer software company Malwarebytes has an extensive glossary of cybersecurity terms and definitions.
- The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, Canada’s authority on cyber security, provides a glossary as part of its cyber awareness campaign.
- The Department of National Defense, Republic of the Philippines, updates its extensive Glossary of Cyber Security Terms regularly. The glossary is compiled by the Cyber Security Division, MISS-DND.
– Steve Morgan is founder and Editor-in-Chief at Cybersecurity Ventures.
– Connor Morgan, a sophomore at St. John’s University, contributed to this post.