Developed by Lockheed Martin, the Cyber Kill Chain® framework is part of the Intelligence Driven Defense® model for identification and prevention of cyber intrusions activity. The model identifies what the adversaries must complete in order to achieve their objective.
The seven steps of the Cyber Kill Chain® enhance visibility into an attack and enrich an analyst’s understanding of an adversary’s tactics, techniques and procedures.
Targeted, Coordinated, Purposeful
Month after Month, Year after Year
Person(s) with Intent, Opportunity, and Capability
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Eric M. Hutchins
LM Fellow Chief Intelligence Analyst, LM-CIRT
Eric Hutchins is a Lockheed Martin Fellow and the Chief Intelligence Analyst for the LM Computer Incident Response Team (LM-CIRT). This team is responsible for detecting, assessing, and mitigating information security threats across the global enterprise. Eric is at the forefront of industry and government collaboration to develop new, more effective computer network defense (CND) tradecraft.Download White Paper: Intelligence-Driven Computer Network Defense Informed by Analysis of Adversary Campaigns and Intrusion Kill Chains