The cybersecurity kill chain model is a framework that was developed by Lockheed Martin. Derived from military attack models, it describes the cyberattack lifecycle and how cyberattacks work to help technicians understand, detect, and prevent persistent cyberthreats. The Lockheed Martin framework is actually one of several cyber kill chain models, but it’s the most well-known in the industry.
Recently, the Whitehouse has warned U.S. businesses that there could be an uptick in cyberattacks as the Russian government retaliates against the sanctions placed on it. The average cost of a cyberattack on U.S. companies has gone up from $1.4 million to $13 million. As a result, it has never been more important to understand how cyberattacks work and to have a cybersecurity solution. The 42, Inc. team can help you the bolster your cybersecurity and protect it from looming cyberthreats.
According to the cybersecurity kill chain model, the stages of a cyberattack include: