Threat agent template

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Every Threat Agent should follow this template.


This is a threat agent. To view all threat agents, please go to Threat Agent Category page.

Last revision (mm/dd/yy): 06/20/2008

Description

A threat agent is a group of "attackers" that carry out an attack. They can be human (intentional or unintentional) or natural (flood, fire, etc...).

  1. Start with a one-sentence description of the threat agent
  2. Who are the people that make up this threat agent?
  3. Discuss characteristics of the threat agent.


Risk Factors

  • Talk about the factors that make this threat agent likely or unlikely to attack
  • Be sure to discuss the size, motivation, capabilities, and opportunity of this threat agent

Examples

Short example name

A short example description, small picture, or sample code with links

Short example name

A short example description, small picture, or sample code with links

Related Attacks

Related Vulnerabilities

Note: the contents of "Related Problems" sections should be placed here

References