The cyberattacks you suffer are often part of larger strategic actions. National governments, interest groups and other entities regularly employ large numbers of cyberattacks to advance their strategic interests without necessarily carrying out those attacks themselves. They do this by influencing the way cyberattackers with more immediate motives choose their targets.
Learning Objectives: 1: Learn how to recognize the strategic cyber-actions behind individual attacks. 2: Learn how third parties are used to carry out strategic cyber-actions. 3: Learn how to take account of strategic cyber-actions in planning defenses.