ReasonLabs Cyberpedia
Discover the fundamental cybersecurity concepts, terms and topics affecting consumers today in ReasonLabs’ Cyberpedia


Zero Trust

The Zero Trust strategy within the cybersecurity framework posits that no user or application should be trusted by default - every entity is assumed to be hostile, almost like a 'guilty until proven innocent' maxim.

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Zero Day;' refers to the length of time that a hack or vulnerability that is unknown - or in other words, it's time in circulation is 'zero days'. A company such as Google or Apple will check how long a vulnerability is known in the wild - and then count the days until it is fixed. FYI Zero Day vulnerabilities are extremely expensive - so much so that companies will spend a lot of money, time and effort in order to protect against these exploits.

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ZIP File

A 'ZIP' file is a file that's been compressed, in order to take up less storage space on your device. ZIP files can be transferred to other computers more quickly than uncompressed files.

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