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Cybersecurity: Start Here

A collection of resources relating to Cyber Security

What is Cybersecurity?

"Cybersecurity is the art of protecting networks, devices, and data from unauthorized access or criminal use and the practice of ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. It seems that everything relies on computers and the internet now—communication (e.g., email, smartphones, tablets), entertainment (e.g., interactive video games, social media, apps ), transportation (e.g., navigation systems), shopping (e.g., online shopping, credit cards), medicine (e.g., medical equipment, medical records), and the list goes on."

--  Quote from the CISA (Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency) website. CISA is part of the Department of Homeland Security

Subject Headings for Cybersecurity

Subject Headings: 

  • Computer security
  • Computer networks--Security measures
  • Computer crimes--Economic aspects
  • Computer crimes--Prevention
  • Computers--Access control
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Data protection
  • Internet--Moral and ethical aspects
  • Privacy, Right of

Cybersecurity Reference Titles

Library of Congress Call Numbers - Cybersecurity

Library of Congress call numbers for cybersecurity topics: 

  • QA75.5-76.95 Electronic computers. Computer science
    • QA76.75-76.765 Computer software
    • QA76.9.A25 - Computer Security

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