Definitions Edit

Active cyber defence (also spelled active cyber defense) is

[a] proactive measure for detecting or obtaining information as to a cyber intrusion, cyber attack, or impending cyber operation, or for determining the origin of an operation that involves launching a pre-emptive, preventive, or cyber-counter operation against the source.[1]
the principle of implementing security measures to strengthen the security of a network or system to make it more robust against attack.[2]
[a s]ynchronized, real-time capability to discover, detect, analyze, and mitigate threats and vulnerabilities.[3]

References Edit

  1. Tallinn Manual, at 210.
  2. National Cyber Security Strategy 2016 to 2021, Glossary, Annex 2, at 72.
  3. CNSSI 4009, at 3.

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