Cyber Security Archive

What’s the difference between a data breach and a cyber security incident?

The information security industry is full of jargon, but luckily most terms only crop up when you’re dealing with specific, technical topics. However, there’s one common but surprisingly complex phrase that often appears without further explanation: ‘cyber security incident’. You might assume it’s simply a euphemism for organisations that don’t want to say ‘we’ve suffered a data breach’. That’s kind of true, but it’s also a …