Computer security is the protection of computer systems from the theft of damage to their hardware, software, or electronic data, as well as from the disruption or misdirection of the services they provide. Computer security allows you to use the computer while keeping it safe from threats.
Computer security can be defined as controls that are put in place to provide confidentiality, integrity, and availability for all components of computer systems. These components include data, software, hardware, and firmware.
WHY IS COMPUTER SECURITY IMPORTANT?
Computer security is important because it keeps your information protected. It’s also important for your computer overall health; proper computer security helps prevent viruses and malware, which allows programs to run quicker and smoother.
SECURING YOUR COMPUTER
In computer security a counter measure is an action, device, procedure, or technique that reduces a threat, vulnerability, or an attack by eliminating or preventing it, by minimizing the harm it can cause, or by discovering and reporting it so that corrective action can be taken.
Counter measures helps to:
- Reduce threats
- Reduce vulnerability
- Reduce impact
- Detect a hostile event
- Recover from an event
Now that you understand computer security, why not contact us to discuss further on how we can secure your organization.
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Wole Olugbemiro Consulting
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