Chapter 7

Defensive Tactics and Procedures

Information in this chapter:

• What We Protect

• Security Awareness and Training

• Defending Against Cyber Attacks

Computer Network Defense (CND) is defined by the US Department of Defense (DoD) as “Actions taken through the use of computer networks to protect, monitor, analyze, detect, and respond to unauthorized activity within Department of Defense information systems and computer networks” [1]. The broad scope of these CND activities may very well include components that would be considered Computer Network Exploitation (CNE) and Computer Network Attack (CNA), as we discussed in Chapter 5. Additionally, the strategies and tactics developed and utilized in conducting CNE and CNA against our opponents ...

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