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Defensive countermeasures

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Defensive countermeasures

includes actions to identify the source of hostile cyber activities; protection/mitigation at the boundary (e.g., Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS), pre-emptive blocks, blacklisting); hunting within networks (actively searching for insiders and other adversaries or malware); passive and active intelligence (including law enforcement) employed to detect cyber threats; and/or actions to temporarily isolate a system engaged in hostile cyber activities.[1]

References Edit

  1. Joint Terminology for Cyberspace Operations, at 4.

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