Objectives of Nation State Cyber Attackers

It is important to look into the motivations of government orchestrated cyberattacks, such as SolarWinds, as understanding the threat-agent’s objectives can provide important insights to their long-term goals and potential next steps.

Today I discuss the 4 primary reasons why Nation States conduct cyber warfare activities and evaluate that against what we currently know of the SolarWinds hack to gain a better sense of the scale and strategic value to the infiltrators.

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