Targeted Attacks 101
- Well-designed attacks proceed in six components that show how attackers progress within their targets. Learn about the components that make for a successful campaign to know how to form a proper threat response plan.Exploring the motives behind targeted attacks, and why attacker groups spend so much time, effort, and resources to ensure a successful operation.This latest entry on our series of articles on targeted attacks discusses how a targeted attack can impact not only the targeted organization, but also its customersThe objective of spear phishing and phishing are ultimately the same—to trick a target into opening an attachment or click on a malicious embedded link. But what is spear phishing? Learn more from this article.What is a targeted attack? What counts as one? What's the potential damage, and how can they be prevented? Here's what they truly are about, and why they need to be secured against.Because cyber criminals have developed more sophisticated ways to infiltrate an infrastructure, understanding how these threats evolve can help you find the best security solution.