Cyber threat actors

Paraskevas, Alexandros ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1556-5293 (2022) Cyber threat actors. In: Encyclopedia of Tourism Management and Marketing. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781800377479 (In Press)

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Abstract

Cyber threat actors (CTAs) are groups or individuals who take advantage of cyber security vulnerabilities in computer networks and low security awareness or negligence in organisations to gain unauthorized access to their information systems and steal or otherwise affect their data and devices. Cyberattacks fall broadly under four categories: geopolitically motivated warfare, ideologically motivated activism, financially motivated crime, and emotionally motivated sabotage. Consequently, CTAs can be classified in state-sponsored actors, activists, cybercriminals, and insiders. This entry defines each one of these CTA types, offering relevant examples of their actions within the hotel, travel and tourism sector

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: cyberattack, cybercrime, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, dark net, data breach
Subjects: Computing > Information security > Cyber security
Computing > Information security
Hospitality and tourism > Hospitality > Risk and reputation management
Hospitality and tourism
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Depositing User: Alexandros Paraskevas
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2021 09:16
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 07:15
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/7935

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