Both the terms, cybersecurity and information security, are associated with the security of computer systems and are often used as synonyms. For those who are not aware of the difference — the definition and understanding of the terms vary a lot and should not be interchangeable as it is done often. Putting it in a single line, one deals with the defending of data in cyberspace, while the other one deals with the security of data in general. Simple yet complicated for beginners to grasp.
In this article, we will begin with the definition of both the terms and then will dive into explaining the differences between them.