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What is Network Security?

Network security is a subset of cybersecurity. The aim of network security is to protect any data that is being sent through devices in your network and to prevent it from being changed or intercepted. Network security helps protect an organization’s IT infrastructure from:

  • Viruses, worms, and Trojan horses
  • Zero-day attacks
  • Hacker attacks
  • Denial of service attacks
  • Spyware and adware