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A Metric to Assess Cyberattacks

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 782)

Abstract

The field of cybersecurity has grown exponentially in the past few years with the level of cyberattacks and defenses that have had a major impact on government, industry, and personal behavior. However, analysis of such attacks has tended to be more qualitative than quantitative, undoubtedly because the latter is often extremely difficult. This paper will present a metric for the analysis of certain types of cyberattacks and present examples where it can be calculated with considerable precision.

Keywords

Cybersecurity Metric Public-key cryptosystems RSA Attack/defense scenario Behavioral cybersecurity Human factors in cybersecurity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Howard UniversityWashington, DCUSA
  2. 2.University of BueaBueaCameroon

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