cyberdefense

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cyber- +‎ defense

NounEdit

cyberdefense (countable and uncountable, plural cyberdefenses)

  1. Defense against internet attack
    • 1999 July, Frank Vizard, “War.com”, ISSN 0161-7370:
      Bombshelter would ultimately become the first line of cyberdefense for the US military and its NATO allies.
    • 2009 February 15, John Markoff, “Do We Need a New Internet?”, New York Times:
      That was driven home late last year, when a malicious software program thought to have been unleashed by a criminal gang in Eastern Europe suddenly appeared after easily sidestepping the world’s best cyberdefenses.

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Last modified on 23 August 2013, at 10:49