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Zaawansowane ataki typu ATP jako nowa forma zagrożeń dla cyberbezpieczeństwa
Advanced Persistent Threat attacks as a new cybersecurity threat

Author(s): Artur Rot, Bogusław Olszewski
Subject(s): Economy, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu
Keywords: APT attacks; cybersecurity; security threats; APT lifecycle

Summary/Abstract: According to Kaspersky Lab research, Advanced Persistent Threats which include long-term, advanced cybercriminal campaigns are the most serious threat in 2016. Advanced groups contacting in different languages, are attacking information systems of financial institutions, government, military and diplomatic organizations, energy and telecommunication companies, activists and political leaders, media, private companies, etc. and all these attacks are global. The article presents the problem of APT attacks, indicating critical points in the life cycle of APT and presents the greatest risks associated with them. The main aim of this article is to present the APT as a complex and multidimensional phenomenon, which is a real threat to businesses, organizations and public entities.

  • Issue Year: 40/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 84-94
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Polish