Cybersecurity is the protection of internet-connected systems such as hardware, software and data from cyberthreats. It is important because it protects all categories of data from theft and damage. For data protection, many companies develop software. This software protects the data.Cybersecurity first emerged in the year 1987.
Although various people claim to have created the first antivirus program prior to that, 1987 marked the beginning of commercial antivirus programs with the release of Anti4us and Flushot Plus. In India, the government unveiled a National Cyber Security Policy 2013 on 2 July 2013.