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Are cybersecurity buzz words overused?

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  • Information security experts are very picky with the words they use — and they’re upset by the catch phrases they hear in media and industry reports. It’s an old problem — vendors, public-relations firms and the media create easy-to-remember buzz words to describe the latest threat or technological solution. But often time those words don’t accurately describe the problem. CSO Online examines this issue in a recent post, and says that — until someone comes up with something better — the buzz words will probably remain. We want to know what you think — are the cybersecurity buzz words overused? Or wrongly used? Email us and let us know!
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