Glossary of Common Technical Terms | PDSC Advice

Below is a Glossary that you can learn about some of the main terms and threats that come up in a digital capacity, while at work or at home.

You can download our Glossary of Common Technical Terms to use in your organisation to help educate your staff on what threats to look out for and protect your business. 

Advanced Persistent Threat

Often a targeted attack, patiently mapping out weaknesses in the network and going through many stages to overcome security controls. Their aim? To gain unauthorised access to systems and remain undetected for a significant period of time. Cyber criminals will usually observe and monitor user activity and steal information, however they are capable of greater disruption.