In this lesson you’ve learned about different types of threat actors:

  • Individual Hackers
  • Human Error
  • Script Kiddies
  • Insider Threats
  • Hacker Groups
  • Hacktivists
  • Competitors
  • Organized Cybercrime
  • Cyber Terrorists

Each of these threat actors has unique Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) and attributes. Understanding these actors, and their motivations, will help you prevent attacks on and secure your systems.

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