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CRS Insights: Attribution in Cyberspace: Challenges for US Law Enforcement

Topics: Information Technology and Cybersecurity,

This report discusses the difficulty of determining the identity, motive, and location of an actor in a cyberattack, exacerbated by the blurry lines between types of cyberattacks and cyber-aggressors. The report examines two specific cases - the Sony Pictures Entertainment Breach in 2014, and the Anthem, Inc. breach in 2015.

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