Cyber situational awareness – A systematic review of the literature

Cyber situational awareness is attracting much attention. It features prominently in the national cyber strategies of many countries, and there is a considerable body of research dealing with it. However, until now, there has been no systematic and up-to-date review of the scientific literature on cyber situational awareness.This article presents a review of cyber situational awareness, based on systematic queries in four leading scientific databases. 102 articles were read, clustered, and are succinctly described in the paper. The findings are discussed from the perspective of both national cyber strategies and science, and some directions for future research are examined.