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The Cyber Threat Landscape: Understanding and Mitigating Risks

EasyChair Preprint no. 11705

11 pagesDate: January 6, 2024


This Paper provides an extensive analysis of the contemporary cybersecurity challenges prevalent in today's digital ecosystem. This paper offers a comprehensive overview of the diverse spectrum of cyber threats, encompassing malware, ransomware, phishing attacks, advanced persistent threats (APTs), and vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure. It delves into the tactics, techniques, and procedures employed by threat actors, emphasizing the evolving nature of cyber threats and their potential ramifications on individuals, organizations, and global security. Additionally, this study investigates the various strategies and technologies available for mitigating these risks, including robust encryption methods, network segmentation, threat intelligence, incident response protocols, and emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Furthermore, it emphasizes the significance of proactive measures, such as security awareness training and collaboration between public and private sectors, in building a resilient defense against cyber threats. By fostering a deeper understanding of the cyber threat landscape and advocating for a proactive and adaptive cybersecurity approach, this paper aims to empower stakeholders to fortify their defenses and mitigate the potential impact of cyber risks in an ever-evolving digital environment.

Keyphrases: Cyber Threats, Cybersecurity, Malware

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  author = {Roshan Evren and Smith Milson},
  title = {The Cyber Threat Landscape: Understanding and Mitigating Risks},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 11705},

  year = {EasyChair, 2024}}
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