Physical/cybersecurity defence: Waking up to the reality of hybrid attack


For us to begin, do me a favour and google search “hybrid attacks”.

Cybrary defines a Hybrid attack as “a blend of both a dictionary attack method as well as brute force attack. This means that while a dictionary attack method would include a wordlist of passwords, the brute-force attack would be applied to each possible password in that list.”

Do you agree? What does hybrid really mean when it comes to security? Physical, cyber, information, data, network etc. – it’s all just security at the end of the day… isn’t it? I’d like to address the huge gap between physical and cyber-attacks and the convergence between the two.

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