The Impact of Advanced Persistent Threats to Enterprises

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  1. Ensure all blocking technologies are updated with latest signatures to create the best possible perimeter defense for known threats.
  2. Analyze current security infrastructure to identify potential security gaps that traditional, preventative security solutions don't address.
  3. Deploy sandbox technology to identify and contain unknown malware and emerging threats.
  4. Implement security analytics to answer the how, what, where, when and why of a security breach.
  5. Define policies and incident response procedures to enable swift remediation and resolution.

It’s no secret that IT security threats keep evolving. Today’s advanced persistent threats (APTs) are increasingly sophisticated, diverse, targeted, aggressive…and successful. Security breaches still happen at an alarming rate, despite the fact that security technologies and processes keep evolving too. The lack of in-house enterprise expertise highlights an organizational gap that exists between the day-to-day operations team and the advanced security teams that contain and resolve incidents. This gap is worsened by the tendency of traditional advanced threat solutions to operate in a silo – and not share new threat intelligence across the security environment.

Click through to learn the steps organizations can take to address advanced persistent threats, provided by Blue Coat Systems.


Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

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