Lifecycle of an Advanced Persistent Threat
Good architecture can help with controlling data flows
Dell | 31 March 2014, 12:24 | Security
Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) are a serious concern in today’s threat landscape. They represent a threat to an organiasation’s intellectual property, financial assets and reputation. In some cases, these threats target critical infrastructure and government suppliers, thereby threatening the victim country’s national mission.
This analysis explains common APT lifecycle phases and provides an understanding of why APT defensive strategies require careful thought that goes beyond the implementation of common security hardware and software solutions.