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Advanced Persistent Threat: What to Look for
June 24th, 2017

Advanced Persistent Threat: What to Look for

An advanced persistent threat is extremely dangerous and can potentially affect your business in negative ways. So you need to know what to look for.

Summary

According to Whatis.com, “An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a network attack in which an unauthorized person gains access to a network and stays there undetected for a long period of time. The intention of an APT attack is to steal data rather than to cause damage to the network or organization.”

This type of threat is extremely dangerous and can potentially affect your business in negative ways. The easiest way to protect yourself against this type of threat is to know what to look for. Ed Koehler discusses this further in his blog post found on Avaya.

Who Should Read This Article

Business owners and IT personnel who want to protect their businesses from advanced persistent threats but need to know what to look for.

What You Will Learn

Readers will learn how they can detect an advanced persistent threat on their network. These things include:

  • Reviewing logon activity
  • Checking for new or unusual program execution
  • Looking into file access patterns
  • Reviewing network activity
  • Checking database access

Take Away

The best way to protect your business from advanced persistent threats is to know what to look for.

Read the full article at APTs Part 4: How Do You Detect an Advanced Persistent Threat in Your Network?

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