It looks like the U.S. government is the outlier among governments.
“Cybersecurity” or “Cyber Security” Which is More Popular?
Using Google’s trend tool it is clear that spelling cybersecurity as two separate words is more popular. This applies worldwide, in the United States, and in the U.K. Based on observation, spelling cybersecurity as two separate words seems more popular.
Which Spelling is Correct? Cybersecurity or Cyber Security?
It depends. The Oxford and Merriam Webster dictionaries spell cybersecurity as one word. NIST spells it as one word, however other government organizations spell it as two separate words. Spell checkers generally don’t flag either method of spelling as incorrect. The only conclusion is that both spellings, cybersecurity and cyber security are correct.
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