Cyber Threats

The Number of cyber-attacks against global governments and commercial enterprises continues to grow in an alarming frequency. Cyber-attacks are criminal activity conducted via the internet.

These attacks include stealing an organization’s intellectual property, financial information, confiscating bank accounts, personnel information, payment related information, creating and distributing viruses on other computers, posting confidential business information on the internet, disrupting a country’s critical national infrastructure, electric grids etc.

Know your opponents

  • Recreational
     

    Fame and notoriety

    Limited technical resources

  • Criminal
     

    Vandalism

    Limited technical capabilities

  • Hacktivist
     

    Statement

    Relentless, emotionally committed

    Vast networks

    Targeted attacks

  • Organized Crime
     

    Economic gain

    Significant technical resources and capabilitied

    Established Syndicates

    Adware, crimeware, IP theft

  • State Sponsored
     

    Cyberwar, state secrets, industrial espionage

    Highly sophisticated

    Nearly unlimited resources

    Advanced persistent threats