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cybersecurity

or cyber security

[sahy-ber-si-kyoo r-i-tee] /ˌsaɪ bər sɪˈkyʊər ɪ ti/
noun
1.
precautions taken to guard against crime that involves the Internet, especially unauthorized access to computer systems and data connected to the Internet.
2.
the state of being protected against such crime.
Origin of cybersecurity
1985-1990
1985-90; cyber- + security
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cybersecurity

/ˌsaɪbəˌsɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ/
noun
1.
(computing) the state of being safe from electronic crime and the measures taken to achieve this
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