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Cyber Threat Actors — mapping your adversary

What is DNSL?

DNSL is an actionable and measurable framework, which consists of policies, processes, procedures, maturity level, and security capabilities that your company need, to achieve protection against adversaries applicable to your company.

Example of how DNSL scoring will be used

The biggest problem in Cybersecurity is, that cybersecurity today is unreasonably overcomplicated, heavily based on assumptions, ineffective solutions and with a high price tag for every small problem.

Cyber Threat Actors

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Sailio, M.; Latvala, O.-M.; Szanto, A. Cyber Threat Actors for the Factory of the Future. Appl. Sci. 2020, 10, 4334.
Defensive Network Cyber Threat Actor Types
Cyber Threat Actors mapped to their motives.
Cyber Threat Actors, their Motives and Targets
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Script Kiddies

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Cyber Criminals

Photo by Serg Antonov on Unsplash. Not saying those guys are terrorists.

Cyber Terrorists

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Nation-State actors

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“That’s out of scope.”
— said no adversary ever

Further Reading

cybersecurity architect - interested in innovative technologies, bio/brain hacking, transhumanism, cyberpunk, blockchain, and deep learning. (Defensive.Network)

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