Strategies for mitigating advanced persistent threats are woefully lacking, explains Nick Black, technical director at Trend Micro.
What does APT stand for?
APT stands for Advanced Persistent Threat (intelligence security)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Military and Government
- Business, finance, etc.
See other definitions of APT
We have 432 other meanings of APT in our Acronym Attic
- Active Process Table
- Active Pulse Train
- Adaptive Phase Tracking
- Adaptive Polling Technique
- Address Pass Through
- Administrative Payment Team (various agencies)
- Administrative, Professional and Technical (staff)
- Advanced Package Tool (Linux)
- Advanced Passenger Train
- Advanced Passive Technology (BMDO)
- Advanced Personnel Testing
- Advanced Personnel Training
- Advanced Photoscale Technology (Brother)
- Advanced Pirate Technology
- Advanced Platform Technology
- Advanced Plume Treatment
- Advanced Power Technologies Center (multi-university consortium)
- Advanced Power Technology (Richardson Electronics)
- Advanced Predictive Technology
- Advances in Psychiatric Treatment
Samples in periodicals archive:
Sophisticated cyber attacks in the Middle East, namely Stuxnet and Flame, have conclusively proven that while anti-virus, IDS/IPS and DLP remain critical components of cyber security, they fail to deliver the type of comprehensive security necessary in the era of advanced persistent threats and exploits," said Simon Whitburn, Vice President of International Sales, AccessData, ahead of the conference.
As cybercriminals move away from traditional malware toward targeted, advanced persistent threats, the security industry must evolve its approach in how it equips IT security professionals in the fight against these threats," said C.
To meet this challenge against advanced persistent threats like Stuxnet, Norman ASA, a worldwide security company, has developed the Norman SCADA Protection (NSP) system to protect against cyber attacks from malware such as trojans, worms and viruses that can cause millions of dollars of damage and disruption to production and services delivery.
This includes powerful botnets, geo-political attacks, and advanced persistent threats.
The world of hacking has evolved into two major varieties: industrialized attacks and advanced persistent threats (APT).
As hackers improve their ability to penetrate traditional defenses with attacks such as advanced persistent threats (APTs), Vormetric Data Security can help enterprises gather security intelligence around what is happening to their sensitive data so they can counter such threats better and faster.
Provides visibility and control in advanced persistent threat market by helping enterprises and government agencies defend against sophisticated adversaries WALTHAM, Mass.