Cyber security is how individuals and organisations reduce the risk of a cyber attack. The main focus is to protect devices and services from theft or damage. Whereas information security aims to protect both digital and physical information, cyber security only focuses on digital protection (, n.d).
Activity 18 Find out more about information security and cyber security
These are complex areas to cover, and it is recommended that you do further investigation into your organisation’s approach and policy in these areas. A good place to start is:
Information Security guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office
What is Cyber Security from the National Cyber Security Centre
Or you might like to study the OpenLearn Course – Introduction to cyber security