Cyber Kill Chain is a Great Idea, But is It Something Your Company Can Implement?

by Lysa Myers
Oct. 7, 2017 0 comments INFOSEC Institute

If you’re one of those folks who read a lot of InfoSec news, you’ve no doubt heard a lot of mention of the effectiveness of a Cyber Kill Chain approach to security. If you managed to miss the hubbub, you may be wondering if that’s the latest sci-fi movie starring the usual muscle-bound action hero. In this article we’ll talk about what a Cyber Kill Chain approach is, and whether it might be a good fit for your organization. In military parlance, a “Kill Chain” is a phase-based model to describe the stages of an attack, which also helps inform ways to prevent such attacks. These stages are referred to as: