Next-Generations Threats

The Evolution of Cyber Threats in the South African Context

Abstract:

Cyber threats and criminals continue to evolve their modus operandi in order to take advantage of users. Globally, threat vectors may be modified in order to provide a new avenue of exploitation. This paper provides an assessment of the development of cyber threats in the South African context. The aim is to create awareness of how cyber threats are developing and advancing. In this paper, the authors investigate the progression of existing threats globally and how threat actors are adapting their tactics in order to further exploit users. For the South African audience, it aims to provide a fresh perspective on how threats will advance in the short term so as to develop more adaptive methods of defence and security.

Journal of Information Warfare

The definitive publication for the best and latest research and analysis on information warfare, information operations, and cyber crime. Available in traditional hard copy or online.

Keywords

A

AI
APT

C

C2
C2S
CDX
CIA
CIP
CPS

D

DNS
DoD
DoS

I

IA
ICS

S

SOA

X

XRY

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