Advanced Malware Trends, Opinions, and Strategies

In 2011, ESG conducted a research survey of enterprise organizations (i.e., more than 1,000 employees) to gauge the impact of advanced persistent threats (APTs). The results were rather alarming — 93% of security professionals were either extremely concerned or concerned about the impact that APTs could have on vital interests like national security and the economy, and 59% believed that their organizations had been the target of an APT attack. Has the APT situation improved over the past few years? Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear so. According to a recently published ESG research report, Advanced Malware Detection and Prevention Trends