NETWORK ATTACKS

Created by Michael Mcmenamin, Modified on Tue, 11 Oct 2022 at 06:20 AM by Michael Mcmenamin

Computer network attack

Hostile actors can also use malicious software (or malware) to disrupt and damage cyber infrastructure. This can range from taking a website offline to manipulating industrial process command and control systems. Such activity is known as Computer Network Attack (CNA).

Cyber espionage presents a real risk to the economic well-being of the UK. It poses a direct threat to UK national security.


Protecting your business and yourself

The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) produces a range of advice and guidance to help protect the country’s essential services against threats to national security. This includes protective measures for cyber security. CPNI also works in partnership with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) on cyber security. Other useful sources of information for individuals and businesses include the Get Safe Online website and GOV.UK.

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