Advanced Persistent Threats Attacks in Cyberspace. Threats, Vulnerabilities, Methods of Protection

Artur Rot , Bogusław Olszewski


According to Kaspersky Lab research, APT –Advanced Persistent Threats – are one of the biggest threats in IT as of 2016. Organised groups, keeping contact in various languages, have attacked the IT systems of financial institutions, government, military and diplomatic agencies, telecom and power supply companies, politicians and activists, and private companies, and these attacks were global in scope. APT should be seen as a complex phenomenon, an existing danger to companies, organisations and public entities. This article showcases the problem of APT, the biggest threats related to them, and chosen methods and tools that can be effectively used to counter APT attacks. An effective, multilayered defence model is outlined in the article as well
Author Artur Rot (MISaF / IBI / DISD)
Artur Rot,,
- Department of Information Systems Design
, Bogusław Olszewski
Bogusław Olszewski,,
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Ganzha Maria, Maciaszek Leszek, Paprzycki Marcin (eds.): Position Papers of the 2017 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, vol. 12, 2017, Polskie Wydawnictwo Informatyczne, ISBN 978-83-922646-0-6, [978-83-922646-1-3], 211 p., DOI:10.15439/978-83-922646-0-6
Languageen angielski
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