When Advanced Persistent Threats Go Mainstream

When Advanced Persistent Threats Go Mainstream


The threat landscape is quickly evolving, and within the past months a new breed of sophisticated cyber attacks have emerged – APT.  Originally used within the realm of military and defense, the term advanced persistent threat (APT) has now become mainstream. This form of cyber attack is highly targeted, thoroughly researched, amply funded, and difficult to detect, and any organization with high-value digital assets is at risk.

This report from the Security for Business innovation examines APT, and offers expert insight from information security leaders on topics including:

  • Key characteristics of APTs
  • How enterprises are making themselves vulnerable
  • New approaches to information security
  • 7 defensive measures against escalating threats
  • And more
EMC Corporation
15 Aug 2011
15 Aug 2011
28 Page(s)
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