Threat actors

A threat actor is another name for a hacker or attacker who is likely to attack your company; they all have different attributes. They will investigate your company from the outside looking for details or social media and search engines. Security companies provide an open source intelligence test and inform you of your vulnerabilities in terms of threat actors. Let us now look at threat actor types:

  • Hackavist: A hacktivist is an external threat who defaces your website or breaks into your computer or network as part of an organization that wants to send a social or political message.
  • Competitor: A competitor is another company in the same industry as yourself who tries to gain information from you on new products in the hope ...

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