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Why Cyber Security Is Important

EC-Council

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In this course, the EC-Council covers essential best practices in cybersecurity for keeping your data and devices secure and protected.

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Why Cyber Security Is Important

Why Cyber Security Is Important

by EC-Council

Overview

People and businesses rely on computers every day to keep operations running smoothly. When a malicious attack undermines a company's cybersecurity, both money and data are at risk. Cybersecurity encompasses all the methods used to protect computers, servers, and internet-connected devices from malicious behavior.

Strong cybersecurity doesn't just rely on understanding malicious threats; it also relies on knowing how to prevent or eliminate them.

The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, also known as the EC-Council, is on a mission to protect the internet-connected economy from cyber attacks. In this course, the EC-Council shares its standard best practices for protecting both businesses and their users from common vulnerabilities found in both physical and digital spaces.

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As a general rule of thumb: If you're not using it, make sure it's under lock and key. Having ... media leaked out to malicious users can compromise a network or can compromise your own accounts.

- EC-Council

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