CyberSecurity also referred to as Cyber Security, is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, networks, and data from malicious attacks.
To understand the different types of cybersecurity positions it helps to understand what a 'Hacker' is. The term ‘Hacker’ was coined to describe experts who used their skills to re-develop mainframe systems, increasing their efficiency and allowing them to multi-task. Nowadays, the term routinely describes skilled programmers who gain unauthorized access into computer systems by exploiting weaknesses or using bugs, motivated either by malice or mischief.
There are different types of hackers the most common groups are: