• Cybersecurity

    What is Cybersecurity?

    Texas law specifically defines cybersecurity to mean the measures taken to protect a computer, computer network, or computer system against unauthorized use or access. (Tex. Educ. Code 11.175(a)(3).


    • phishing attacks resulting in the disclosure of personal data
    • ransomware attacks
    • can use computers, mobile phones, gaming systems, and other devices
    • malware - malicious software such as a computer virus, spyware, Trojan horses, and keyloggers
    • social engineering - the psychological manipulation of individuals to obtain confidential information; often overlaps with phishing