Analyze organizational skillsets and deficiencies

Analyze strengths and weaknesses of the target for potential areas of where to focus compromise efforts. [1]

ID: T1289

Tactic: Technical Weakness Identification

Version: 1.0

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Organizational Weakness IdentificationAnalyze organizational skillsets and deficiencies
People Weakness IdentificationAnalyze organizational skillsets and deficiencies

Detection

Detectable by Common Defenses (Yes/No/Partial): No

Explanation: This can be done offline after the data has been collected.

Difficulty for the Adversary

Easy for the Adversary (Yes/No): Yes

Explanation: Job postings and hiring requisitions have to be made public for contractors and many times have the name of the organization being supported. In addition, they outline the skills needed to do a particular job, which can provide insight into the technical structure and organization of a target.

References

  1. LIFARS. (2015, October 8). Hackers Fake LinkedIn Profiles to Scout Targets. Retrieved March 5, 2017.