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

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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