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Definition Edit

Passive cyber defence (also spelled passive cyber defense) is

[a] measure for detecting and mitigating cyber intrusions and the effects of cyber attacks that does not involve launching a preventive, pre-emptive or countering operation against the source.[1]

Overview Edit

"Examples of passive cyber defence measures are firewalls, patches, anti-virus software, and digital forensics tools."[2]

References Edit

  1. Tallinn Manual, at 214.
  2. Id.

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