May 1, 2012

Advanced persistent threats and other Advanced Attacks

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Abstract: A buzzword or an imminent threat? Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) have become a major concern for IT security professionals around the world, and for good reason. Recent attacks targeting Canadian government officials, French government officials, RSA, and elements of the European Union have all been linked to APTs. But what exactly is an APT? Too much hype has clouded the facts surrounding a very real danger for organizations of all sizes. This paper clarifies the nature of APT risks and provides recommendations on how organizations can better protect themselves. More specifically, it:

• Provides a practical understanding of APTs for security professionals
• Analyzes how APT methods are used to steal confidential business data
• Outlines best-practice APT security strategies and tactics
• Describes Websense’s unique defenses against APTs

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