The attacker uses the back doors to install bogus

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inside the network, s/he moves laterally across the network, installing more back doors. The attacker uses the back doors to install bogus programs that exploit the weakness of the targeted network. Aimed attacks are regularly noticed long after the fact, when sensitive organization and customer data has already been compromised and stolen. APT has great impact to the cybersecurity due to the fact it threatens and breaks the essence of confidentiality and availability in information security. According to David O'Leary , Anne Grahn of Forsythe, the actors behind these attacks are interested in a broad range of information, and they are stealing everything from military defense plans to schematics for toys[Dav17]. Organizations that suffer the APT attack face the risk of the following:- a. Loss of availability b. Loss of intellectual property c. Contractual breach or legal issues d. Loss of personal information e. Reputation damage f. Financial loss In combating these types f attacks, the IT manager should understand what is the first thing to be protected. There are various policies and strategies that can help to minimize or fight against APTs. Before getting into policies and strategies, most managers will ask these questions what are your most valuable information assets, Where are they, who has access to them and why, and when are they being accessed? Based on those questions, the following policies and strategies can be implemented in order to protect networks from APTs.
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  • Fall '14
  • Uribe
  • Attack!, attack, Animorphs, Margaret Rouse, Forsythe

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