To implement effective cybersecurity solutions built for the digital world, it’s important to understand common industry concepts and definitions. This glossary provides you with cybersecurity terms to be aware of as you look to protect your organization against cyber threats.
A cousin domain—also referred to as a lookalike domain—is a domain that deceptively resembles the name of another website. Cousin domains use common typos (www.facabook.com) or numbers (goog1e.com) in an effort to trick fast-moving Internet users into thinking they’re on a legitimate website. Once users land on the cousin domain, the hackers begin carrying out phishing attacks on the user.Read more ›