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Cyber threat explained

Cyber threat explained

Cyber threat is any event or incident that aims to impact organisational operations, such as mission, functions, image, or reputation, organisational assets, individuals, other organisations, or the Nation through an information system. This is achieved through unauthorised access, destruction, disclosure, modification of information, and/or denial of service.

Mainly, cyber threats should be categorised in order to better understand the vulnerabilities of assets.

According to KR Guidance for the maritime cyber security system requirement, external environmental factors of internal information technology and operational technology should be identified and categorised as threats.

Moreover, the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is an open source web application security problem that focuses on the research of web exposure, malicious files and scripts, security vulnerabilities.