How well do you know your cyber security jargon?

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Quiz: Can you translate cyber security jargon?

You might not realise it, but one of the things Beaming does for the businesses we support is to provide a translation service; we take some complicated and technical concepts and make them easy to understand for busy business owners.

As part of our Five Years in Cyber Security Guide we’ve produced a jargon buster to help you understand the key concepts that can help you get to grips with cyber security in your organisation.

Test your knowledge and learn something new by taking the definitions quiz below; it starts off easy and gets tougher as you go along. Good luck!

  • How would you define malware?

  • What do you think "data backup" entails?

  • Choose the correct definition of antivirus

  • Now try to define phishing.

  • How would you define ransomware?

  • What does VPN stand for?

  • Define a firewall

  • Can you describe Denial of Service?

  • What does UTM stand for?

  • What do you think a "least privilege policy" is?