Hacktivism is cyber-enabled social activism. Like traditional activism, hacktivist activities range from peaceful protest to highly-damaging criminal activity. Hacktivist attacks have caused considerable damage, costing organisations over 200 million US dollars in the past year alone.

This briefing paper examines the hacktivism threat and provides actions organisations can take to decrease the likelihood and impact of an attack.

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Hacktivism – ISF Briefing Paper

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