Discuss what security through obscurity means with examples. Examine how it is relevant in the context of discretion. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of security through obscurity, specifically within the context of national and critical infrastructure protection. Ensure to identify scenarios where security through obscurity would be beneficial and scenarios where it might not be beneficial.
The principle of discretion involves individuals and groups making good decisions to obscure sensitive information about national infrastructure. An essential component of discretion is utilizing the security concept of security through obscurity. However, the concept of security through obscurity is contradictory in the security community.
Cyber Attacks: Protecting National Infrastructure. STUDENT Edition by Edward Amoroso, ISBN: 978-0123918550