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Information and Infrastructure Integrity Initiative

Cyber Attack Risk Inference Model

Principal Investigator: PR Paulson, J Young
Technical Advisor:

Purpose of research

  • Provide methods to prioritize responses available to minimize the potential consequences to the organization's mission.

Key idea

A focus on asset value and infiltration consequence within a cyber risk framework.


  • Provides risk model tailored to a specific installation
  • Impact of events tied to risk model


Help decision makers assess risk and prioritize limited resources through a risk-based inference model that considers asset value, possible mitigations, attacker intent, and attacker capability.

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