Random Cyberattackers Versus the Advanced Persistent Threat

What do cyberattackers want?  According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, it depends.  And the most dangerous ones are the ones that really know what they want:  the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT).  They APT isn’t easily defined, but think of APTs as professional thieves, going after high-value targets and using sophisticated techniques.  They are Thomas Crown to the every Eddie Coynes of the world.  There’s more discussion of APTs on the Advanced Cyber Security Center’s website.

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