The state of being protected against criminal or unauthorized use of electronic data.
Cyberspace is difficult to secure due to many factors and because of this; strengthening the security and resilience of cyberspace has become an important homeland security mission. As technology becomes more widely utilized in physical infrastructure operations the risk for wide scale events that could disrupt the services that we rely so heavily on in our daily lives increases.
What are some things that you can do to protect yourself from cybersecurity threats? DHS does have a public awareness campaign called Stop.Think.Connect. This campaign provides resources and tips that you can follow to understand the risks that are out there and what you can do to help protect your information.
You can learn more about Cybersecurity and what you can you to help protect and prevent events by visiting the DHS website.