Advanced Persistent Threats - The Hacker's Latest Weapon or Just Marketing Spin?

Presented by

Ron Condon, SearchSecurity.co.UK, Warwick Ashford, ComputerWeekly.com; Vladimir Jirasek, WorldPay, David Perry, Trend Micro

About this talk

A string of serious security breaches this year has caused many to believe that hackers are raising their game, and using far more sophisticated techniques to penetrate corporate systems. Victims speak of advanced persistent threats (APTs) that are increasingly hard to defend against. But some observers regard the term APT merely as a smokescreen to conceal a lack of basic security, and argue that if companies focus on getting the basics right, they will be immune to all but the most determined attacker.

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