A necessary infrastructure for Internet safety
Because SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems rely on out-of-date software, critical infrastructure organizations are frequently more susceptible to attack than other organizations.
The NIS Regulations apply to operators of vital services in the UK’s energy, transportation, health, and water sectors, as well as providers of digital services.
The Regulations mandate that organizations implement the proper organizational and technical controls to manage their security risks.
Network security entails fixing operating systems’ flaws, architecture, wireless access points, servers, hosts, firewalls, and network protocols.
Securing data, apps, and infrastructure in the cloud is the focus of cloud security.
Security for the Internet of Things
IoT security entails protecting networks and intelligent devices connected to the IoT. IoT devices are objects that relate to the Internet automatically, such as intelligent lighting, thermostats, fire alarms, and other equipment.
security for applications
Application security is known to address vulnerabilities originating from unsafe development procedures when creating, coding, and releasing software or a website.
Information security versus cyber security
Cybersecurity is concerned with preventing unauthorized access to, damage to, or inaccessibility of computer systems.
All information assets, whether in hard copy or digital form, are protected by information security, a more general term.