Cyber-Game Theory: Focusing on Zero Sum, Not Zero Day

The news covers a major breach seemingly daily. What quickly becomes apparent from these breaches, is that attackers are more likely to draw upon a common arsenal of attacks rather than create a new zero day. In fact, while the victims and the damage vary widely, at the core of attacks are many identical, tried-and-true, tools and techniques. Malware developers, just like software developers, reuse several different pieces of code. There are several reasons why: Quicker time to market - Reusing malware allows attackers to work on other parts of the attack without wasting time developing new…
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