Enhance cybersecurity awareness and survivability for DoD, industry partners, and academia in the face of the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity (CS) includes managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information and the systems and processes used for those purposes, including analog and physical form. CS includes information availability, identification and authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation as well as the economic considerations with respect to selection of CS techniques, CS processes, and industry trends.
What Happens When Cybercriminals Let Their Guard Down
Thanks to so many headlines nowadays about successful hacker attacks we tend to forget that hackers are humans too and can make mistakes. Only for hackers, just like any criminals, mistakes mean loss of income at best and loss of freedom at worst. A hacker group known as OilRig fell prey to attacks from another hacker group known as Lab Dookhtegan. While another group known as MuddyWater fell prey thanks to multiple sources originating from both the deep web and the public internet. Other hacker attacks fail just from bad code which let cybersecurity specialists to exploit their vulnerabilities and allowed them to either catch the criminals or at least shutdown their operations.
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