INFORMATION SUPPLY CHAIN COMPONENTS

ATTACK SURFACES

The attack surface of an environment is the sum of the different points (the "attack vectors") where an unauthorized user (the "attacker") can try to enter data to, extract data from an environment, modify data within the environment or prevent or slow access to the information supply chain's resources.

Here is the evolving and always growing list of attack surfaces in the information supply chain:

Communications

  • Wired
    • Coaxial
    • Fiber
    • Power Line Carrier
  • Wireless
    • WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
    • WiMAX (802.16)
    • LMDS
    • DECT
    • Ultra-wideband
    • Bluetooth
  • Cellular
    • 3G
    • 4G
    • CDMA
    • TDMA
    • GSM
    • UMTS
    • PHS
    • HSDPA
    • SMS
  • Public Switched Telephone Networks
  • Class 1 (Regional Center)
  • Class 2 (Sectional Center)
  • Class 3 (Primary Center)
  • Class 4 (Toll Center)
  • Class 5 (Local Exchange)
  • Tactical Radio Systems
    • HF
    • HF-ALE
    • VHF
    • UHF
    • SHF
  • Trunked Radios
    • TETRA
    • MPT-1327
    • APCO
    • IDEN
    • GSM-R
  • Satellite Communications
    • Broadband Global Area Network
    • Globalstar
    • Iridium
    • Thuraya
    • VSAT

    Software

    • LinK & Network Protocols
      • IPv4
      • IPv6
      • ICMP
      • MAC
      • PPP
      • ATM
      • SDLC
      • ARP
      • HDLC
      • Frame Relay
      • X.25
    • Transport & Application Protocols
      • TCP
      • UDP
      • DCCP
      • SCTP
      • VoIP
      • FTP
      • HTTP
      • IMAP
      • NTP
      • POP
      • SIP
      • DHCP
      • SMTP
      • SNMP
      • SSH
      • Telnet
      • TLS/SSL
    • Operating Systems
      • Linux
      • Windows
      • INTEGRITY
      • LynxOS
      • iOS
      • Android
      • UNIX
    • Host Server & Control Software
      • Cisco IOS
      • JunOS
      • RTOS
      • Unique DCS software
      • router/switch software
    • Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Services
      • SOAP
      • REST
      • CORBA
      • WCF
      • DDS

    Hardware

  • Local Devices
    • Removable Media
    • Flash drives
  • Local Ports
    • USB
    • RS-232
    • Firewire
  • Components & Subsystems
    • Processors
    • Network Controllers
    • Encription Devices