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cyberintrusion

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cyber- +‎ intrusion

NounEdit

cyberintrusion (countable and uncountable, plural cyberintrusions)

  1. Breaking into a computer system, especially by means of a network.
    • 2004, Michael Newton, The encyclopedia of high-tech crime and crime-fighting (page 138)
      “Even though we have markedly improved our capabilities to fight cyberintrusions,” he said, “the problem is growing even faster and we are falling further behind.”
    • 2004, Vicki M. Bier, Howard Kunreuther, James R. Phimister, Accident precursor analysis and management (page 170)
      This case study illustrates how risk assessment and risk management can be used to help decision makers determine preferred solutions to cyberintrusions.