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Iran Intensifies Its Cyberattack Activity
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blake.moore
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blake.moore,
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2/23/2017 | 11:29:55 AM
Intent & Capability
I took particular note in the statement that the largest threat right now is to the Middle East region. Thats fair, but the Iranian actors leverage both a capability and an intent to achieve a political objective. The intent can change very quickly to another target/country/industry based on geo-political dynamics. Although the current threat (capability + intent) may be to the Middle East, indicators should be closely watched in the event this dynamic begins to change. Infosec professionals can leverage analytic tradecraft to produce anticipatory cyber threat intelligence to help brunt a future attempt.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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2/21/2017 | 4:57:48 PM
Iran
These are pretty much all well-taken points, but the anti-US protests and sentiments in Iran are hardly new (despite news organizations, who have to report something, working to make it seem like they are).

Of course, the best course of action regardless is to remain ever vigilant.


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