This is a fascinating read which acknowledges that current attacker methodologies have evolved beyond the old smash-and-grab approach to infiltrate and remain. This also highlights how far defenders actually are behind the curve, because attackers have been using these methods for a few years now and we are only just catching up.
“The Cyber Kill Chain is dead. Long live the Cognitive Attack Loop. This is the thesis of Tom Kellermann’s (Chief Security Officer at Carbon Black and former cyber commissioner for President Obama) new paper, ‘Cognitions of a Cybercriminal’.”