Cybersecurity: Emerging Characteristics and Impact on Defence

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Petko Petkov


It4Sec Reports, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Number 98, Sofia (2012)


CERT, CIRC, cyber security, cyber threats, ENISA, IT4Sec reports, Organization, standard, taxonomy


This report provides an overview of threats in cyber space and their potential impact on the defence potential. First, it outlines the features of cyber threats, suggests a respective classification and presents related standards. The second part provides analysis of selected examples for organizing cyber security in the experience of the US, UK, France, etc. The final part discusses the potential implementation of identified good practice in Bulgaria, and specifically in the defence ministry.

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