Your one-stop-shop for all things cybersec. What is the Cybersecurity Hub? It’s a place for people interested in cybersecurity, where they can find useful links and information about the most prevalent online threats and the best ways to protect themselves and their devices.
Cybersecurity can be categorized into several distinct types:
Critical infrastructure security
Protecting networks, systems, and assets that are critical to the security and operation of an organization or a country.
Protecting networking infrastructure from unauthorized access and misuse — both by outsiders and insiders.
Internet of Things security
Protecting networks and IoT devices connected to them from malware and data breaches.
Protecting cloud infrastructure, applications, and data from various threats and unauthorized access.
Protecting applications from threats by creating, adding, and testing special security features.
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2013 · Database vulnerability
2017 · NotPetya cyberattack
2019 · Crawler software scraped customer data
2021 · Exploit in the site’s API
2019 · Unrestricted access to two databases
2017 · The WannaCry ransomware attack
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Overview of common cybersecurity frameworks
NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), it integrates industry standards and best practices to help organizations manage and protect their data and infrastructure.
Developed by the Center for Internet Security, this framework provides organizations with a set of actions that help them improve their cybersecurity structure.
A recognized international standard for creating and improving an organization’s information security management systems. It outlines the best industry practices and requirements for establishing, maintaining, and improving organizational cybersecurity.
SANS Critical Security Controls
Developed by the SANS Institute, this framework consists of a set of 20 security controls that are organized into three categories: basic, foundational, and organizational. The controls are meant to help organizations defend against cyber threats.
FAIR (Factor Analysis of Information Risk
A quantitative information risk management framework that provides a structured approach to evaluating and prioritizing information security risks.
CISA and TAXII
Frameworks designed to improve the sharing of cybersecurity threat intelligence between private organizations and the government.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is a US law that ensures the privacy and security of individually identifiable medical data.
The General Data Protection Regulation is a data protection law within the EU and the European Economic Area meant to protect the privacy of EU citizens, give more control to the users, and regulate the collection, use, and storage of personal data.
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act is a US federal law that regulates the collection of personal information of children under the age of 13.
The California Consumer Privacy Act is a state law in California that gives consumers the right to know what personal information is being collected about them, request that it be deleted, and to opt-out of the sale of their personal information.
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