Cyber Security Glossary

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Term Definition
dark web

The part of the world wide web that is only accessible by means of special software, allowing users and website operators to remain anonymous or untraceable.

Deep Fake
Audio visual content that has been altered or maniupulated using AI techniques.  Deep fakes are often used to spread misinformation and disinformation.
Deep Learning
A subfield of AI and machine learning that uses artficial neural networks.  Deep learning is especially useful in fields where raw data needs to be processed, like image recognition, natural language processing and speech recognition.

denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) is a cyber-attack in which the perpetrator seeks to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users by temporarily or indefinitely disrupting services of a host connected to a network. Denial of service is typically accomplished by flooding the targeted machine or resource with superfluous requests in an attempt to overload systems and prevent some or all legitimate requests from being fulfilled