advanced targeted attacks


While an invaluable communication tool, email remains one of the most effective and reliable threat vectors around. The reason? It still works. It's no secret email is the gateway to sensitive customer information, crucial databases and other valuable data. Attacks that leverage email as the initial point of entry provide lucrative returns for their operators. The email security market has little room to be complacent. Email security continues to evolve to keep up with increasingly sophisticated, multi-faceted threats and counteract stealth malware... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Jul 30, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
One in five security professionals recently surveyed by ISACA say its organization has experienced an advanced persistent threat (APT) attack. While the term APT is used with increasing frequency when discussing security threats, ISACA found there's still confusion as to what an APT is and how to manage the risks associated with it. The ISACA's Advanced Persistent Threat Awareness report, released in mid-February, includes input from 1,551 information security professionals representing 20 industries from across the globe. Fortinet defines APTs... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Jul 30, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends