In an Information Security context, interruption is one of the four broad-based categories used to classify attacks threats. An interruption attack attempts to make systems (or the information in them) unavailable for use.
Just like in conversations, interruptions in an information security setting are disruptions that block the flow of information.
- (D)DOS attacks (generally)
- Broadcast storms
- DHCP attacks
- MAC Address Table Overflow
In formal Information Security discussions, interruption is one of the four major attack categories used to categorizing attacks. The other three attack categories are:
Mapping withIn The Security Models
Interruption attacks target and undermine the Availability pillar of both the CIA Triad and Parkerian Hexad security models.