- The definition of cyberspace is the environment of the Internet.
An example of cyberspace is the home of Google, Yahoo and Facebook.
Origin of cyberspacecyber(netic) + space: coined by William Gibson (1948-), United States writer, in his novel Neuromancer (1984)
(countable and uncountable, plural cyberspaces)
cyberspace - Computer Definition
The virtual space created by interconnected computers and computer networks on the Internet. Cyberspace is a conceptual electronic space unbounded by distance or other physical limitations. William Gibson coined the term in his novel Neuromancer (1982) to describe an advanced virtual reality network. See also Internet and virtual.
Comprised of hundreds of thousands or more of connected computers, servers, routers, switches, and fiber optic cables. It permits critical infrastructures to work effectively and serves as the “nervous system” of the global economy and societal health and wellness.
Coined by William Gibson in his 1984 novel "Neuromancer," it is a futuristic computer network that people use by plugging their minds into it! The term now refers to the Internet or to the online or digital world in general. Contrast with meatspace. See Internet, virtual reality and DOD cyberspace glossary.