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What is Confidentiality in Cybersecurity | Definition and Meaning

Last modified on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

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Defining Confidentiality Cybersecurity

Confidentiality is one of the three elements of the CIA triad in cybersecurity. It refers to the measures taken to ensure that the data and systems are kept secure from unauthorized access. This includes encrypting data so that only authorized users can access it, as well as restricting access to certain networks and systems to certain users. Confidentiality is a key factor in maintaining the security of an organization's data and systems.

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