Five Things To Do After An Attack The Unique Challenges of Dealing with an Advanced Persistent Threat

May 17, 2014

Download After an organization been hacked, reducing the amount of time an APT lives within the environment is paramount.

To get the job done organizations must deploy a methodical approach that includes steps to detect/identify, contain - or perhaps not, and remove/recover from the attack as quickly as possible. But the process can't stop there. Attackers are increasingly creative in their methods of attack. To truly gain an advantage against attackers, security and IT teams need to become more creative in how to identify and remediate the growing number of security incidents the organization will continue to face. By adopting a proactive approach that includes the option of policy-based automation organizations can reduce the time and costs the team spends on incident response. Only then can they shift the bulk of resources from focusing on what happened in the past, to creating a safer future.

This whitepaper takes an in depth look at dealing with Advance Persistent Threat and will recommend five steps organizations should take once they’ve been hacked.