Five years ago, life was much easier for security professionals. They could collectively focus on compliance and deploy mature controls like firewalls and anti-virus to defend against largely unsophisticated attackers. Security professionals now face much more sophisticated adversaries and tactics. This new class of attackers is no longer interested in quick smash-and-grab operations. Rather, they prefer taking a slow and methodical approach to penetrate devices within an organization's network.
This white paper reviews:
- Types of advanced malware;
- Why endpoint protection still ads value;
- How to defend against malware.