attack pattern

What is attack pattern?

attack pattern meaning in Internet terms is Definition: Similar cyber events or behaviors that may indicate an attack has occurred or is occurring, resulting in a security violation or a potential security violation.
Extended Definition: For software, descriptions of common methods for exploiting software systems.

Related Term(s): attack signature
Adapted from: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Visualization Techniques for Computer Network Defense, MITRE’s CAPEC web site


reference: Glossary | National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies