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Defend in Depth

The Concept of Depth in Cybersecurity

The concept of “depth” in cybersecurity, often referred to as “Defense in Depth” (DiD), is a comprehensive security strategy that uses multiple layers of defense to protect information and systems. This approach ensures that if one layer of defense fails, other layers will still provide security to mitigate the risk of an attack. Here are the key components and principles of Defense in Depth:

Layered Security Approach