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Security Principle: CIA Triad

One of the most important security principles is the CIA triad, which stands for Confidentiality, Availability, and Integrity.

A triangle with three corners: Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability

CIA Triad: Confidentiality

In Cybersecurity, Confidentiality is the pillar of the CIA triad which refers to the principle that only those who should have access to information can access it.

CIA Triad: Integrity

In Cybersecurity, Integrity is the pillar of the CIA triad which refers to the principle that data is what we expect it to be.

In other words, data should not be able to be edited by unauthorized parties.

CIA Triad: Availability

In Cybersecurity, Availability is the pillar of the CIA triad which refers to the principle that data is reliably available.

Threat Intelligence

In Cybersecurity, threat intelligence is the continuous gathering of knowledge of possible attacks.

Risk management

Cyber risk management is an ongoing process of identifying, analyzing, and remediating your organization’s cybersecurity threats.

Some of the key components include:

  • Development of policies and procedures
  • Identification of emerging risks
  • Testing of the overall security posture
  • Documentation of vendor risk management.