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Understanding how the adversary operates is essential to effective cybersecurity. CAPEC™ helps by providing a comprehensive dictionary of known patterns of attack employed by adversaries to exploit known weaknesses in cyber-enabled capabilities. It can be used by analysts, developers, testers, and educators to advance community understanding and enhance defenses.

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Easily find a specific attack pattern by performing a search of the CAPEC List by keywords(s) or by CAPEC-ID Number. To search by multiple keywords, separate each by a space.

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Total Attack Patterns: 541
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Page Last Updated or Reviewed: February 25, 2021