Challenges in Cyberspace Domain


Cyberattacks at all levels are difficult to detect, attribute, or stop. There is increasing evidence of attacks designed to collect intelligence and disrupt space operations. Low-end (cyber crime) and high-end (nation-state) attacks are underway. This chart illustrates the type of cyberattacks, targets identified, and effects of the attacks on computer and space systems.

Cyberattacks at all levels are difficult to detect, attribute, or stop. There is increasing evidence of attacks designed to collect intelligence and disrupt space operations. Low-end (cyber crime) and high-end (nation-state) attacks are underway. This chart illustrates the type of cyberattacks, targets identified, and effects of the attacks on computer and space systems. Courtesy of U.S. Air Force.  More »