From the Winter 2017 Issue

Combating Malicious DarkNet Actors with Cyber HUMNIT The DarkNet – Why It Matters to Everyone

Ed Alcantara
Chief Cyber Intelligence Officer | BLACKOPS Cyber

The DarkNet - Why It Matters to Everyone 
Think of the Internet as an iceberg. The Internet we use every day represents only 4% of the total Internet. The visible part is indexed and searchable by major search engines like Google and Bing. Lurking below the surface is the remaining part of the Internet called the DarkNet or DarkWeb, and it is never seen by the vast majority of users. This vast, hidden area is where most illegal activity is transacted. It is in the DarkNet where transactions involving weapons, bombs, human body parts, assassinations, drugs, human trafficking, child . . .

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