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The ABCs of Advanced Persistent Threats

  • The ABCs of Advanced Persistent Threats

    The ABCs of Advanced Persistent Threats-

    User education

    Because users are often the first point of attack for APTs, it’s important to have an ongoing user education program in place. This should start with the on-boarding process and should not end until an employee terminates their employment. It should include all levels of employees, including the C-suite.

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The ABCs of Advanced Persistent Threats

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    User education

    Because users are often the first point of attack for APTs, it’s important to have an ongoing user education program in place. This should start with the on-boarding process and should not end until an employee terminates their employment. It should include all levels of employees, including the C-suite.

As employees and IT professionals return from the holidays, many are doing so with 2014 New Year’s resolutions in mind. For IT pros, we hope that one of your resolutions is to bolster your organization’s security and defenses in 2014. One of the rising threats that many IT professionals should be concerned about defending against in the new year is advanced persistent threats (APTs). According to the 2014 State of the Endpoint Report, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Lumension, 40 percent of organizations experienced an APT attack in the last 12 months. Paul Zimski of Lumension provides an overview of many of the key terms and themes associated with APTs to prevent you from becoming one of them.