Threat Assessment for Information Assurance

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    The Information Assurance Advisory Council (IAAC) project team was assigned to enable the research to benefit from consultations with IAAC members and to use IAAC as a ..... channel for the research results.

  • 2

    Amongst both governments and businesses, there is increasing concern that information security ..... and cybercrime will undermine trust in the new economy and threaten the development of the Information Society.

  • 3

    However, the current information systems security ..... is a reactive model that involves detection of, and reaction, to attacks once they are underway.

  • 4

    There is a ..... end-user need to increase warning time so that organisations can take preventive steps to minimise their losses from cyber-attacks.

  • 5

    Due to the need to limit the project to observable open source indicators, the project focused upon one portion of the threat spectrum, namely crackers and ......

  • 6

    The project involved the establishment of a comprehensive ..... for monitoring numerous sources of communications about and between threat actors.

  • 7

    By fusing technical indicators with a range of indicators based on attacker motives and intentions, the project was able to categorise threat entities, ..... in trend analysis and provide some threat course of action prediction.

  • 8

    Substantive, positive discoveries were made about the viability of employing early warning methodologies against sub-state cyber-threats but the programme did not attempt to actually predict an ..... attack.

  • 9

    Threat profiling, taking into account motives, intentions, capabilities and behavioural patterns, emerged as one of the most profitable ..... in building predictive indicators of sub-state cyber threats.

  • 10

    The project proved the concept of building a systematic, repeatable and quality-assured Intelligence Process to collect, ..... and analyse open source communications concerning sub-state threat actors.

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