Cyberspace operations now officially has a physical dimension, meaning that the United States has official military doctrine about cyberattacks that also involve an actual human gaining physical access to a piece of computing infrastructure.
A revised version of Joint Publication 3-12 Cyberspace Operations—published in December 2022 and while unclassified, is only available to those with DoD common access cards, according to a Joint Staff spokesperson—officially provides a definition for “expeditionary cyberspace operations,” which are “[c]yberspace operations that require the deployment of cyberspace forces within the physical domains.”…
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A successful cyberattack requires more than just gaining entry into a victim’s network. To truly reap the rewards, attackers must maintain a persistent presence within the system. After establishing communication with other compromised network devices, actors can stealthily extract valuable data. The key to all this is a well-developed Command and Control (C2 or C&C) […]
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