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Cyber Denial, Deception and Counter Deception

A Framework for Supporting Active Cyber Defense

  • Provides a framework to systematically implement cyber denial and deception active defenses which can immediately improve security posture

  • Establishes a cyber-counter deception plan

  • Examines the challenges of using deception as part of a security strategy and prepares users to overcome them

  • Includes detailed case studies

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Advances in Information Security (ADIS)

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 1-4
  3. Bridging the Classical D&D and Cyber Security Domains

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 5-29
  4. Intrusions, Deception, and Campaigns

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 31-52
  5. Cyber-D&D Case Studies

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 53-82
  6. Exercising Cyber-D&D

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 83-92
  7. Considerations, Adaptation, and Sharing

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 93-107
  8. Countering Denial and Deception

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 109-126
  9. Capability Maturity Model

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 127-157
  10. Cyber-D&D Lifecycle Management

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 159-165
  11. Looking to the Future

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages 167-174
  12. Erratum

    • Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow
    Pages E1-E1
  13. Back Matter

    Pages 175-251

About this book

This book presents the first reference exposition of the Cyber-Deception Chain: a flexible planning and execution framework for creating tactical, operational, or strategic deceptions. This methodology bridges the gap between the current uncoordinated patchwork of tactical denial and deception (D&D) techniques and their orchestration in service of an organization’s mission. Concepts for cyber- D&D planning operations and management are detailed within the larger organizational, business, and cyber defense context. It examines the necessity of a comprehensive, active cyber denial scheme.

The authors explain the organizational implications of integrating D&D with a legacy cyber strategy, and discuss trade-offs, maturity models, and lifecycle management. Chapters present the primary challenges in using deception as part of a security strategy, and guides users through the steps to overcome common obstacles. Both revealing and concealing fact and fiction have a critical role in securing private information. Detailed case studies are included.

Cyber Denial, Deception and Counter Deception is designed as a reference for professionals, researchers and government employees working in cybersecurity. Advanced-level students in computer science focused on security will also find this book useful as a reference or secondary text book. 

Keywords

  • Cyber Security
  • Cyber Defense
  • Cyber Deception
  • Cyber Kill Chain
  • Counter Deception
  • Active Cyber Defense
  • Game Theory Models
  • Intrusion Campaigns
  • Collect Intelligence
  • Sharing Intrusion Detection
  • Vulnerability Assessment

Reviews

“This appropriately titled book belongs on the bookshelf of information security (InfoSec) professionals everywhere. … Extensive relevant references follow the appendices, and many helpful figures and tables are provided throughout. This noteworthy book is very well organized and presented. … this book is important for virtually everyone in the InfoSec world and is a valuable resource for practitioners as well as researchers.” (M. G. Murphy, Computing Reviews, March, 2016)

Authors and Affiliations

  • MITRE Corporation, McLean, USA

    Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas

  • The MITRE Corporation, McLean, USA

    Ben Schmoker

  • The MITRE Corporation, MC LEAN, USA

    Alexander W. Tsow

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Cyber Denial, Deception and Counter Deception

  • Book Subtitle: A Framework for Supporting Active Cyber Defense

  • Authors: Kristin E. Heckman, Frank J. Stech, Roshan K. Thomas, Ben Schmoker, Alexander W. Tsow

  • Series Title: Advances in Information Security

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25133-2

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Computer Science, Computer Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-25131-8

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-37082-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-25133-2

  • Series ISSN: 1568-2633

  • Series E-ISSN: 2512-2193

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XV, 251

  • Number of Illustrations: 2 b/w illustrations, 28 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Data and Information Security, Cryptology, Computer and Information Systems Applications

Buying options

eBook USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-25133-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)