The ABC’s of Cyber Security is a blog series designed to break down the complex meaning behind the terms associated with cyber security. Worrying about the threat of a cyber-attack on your business is enough to keep you up at night, but trying to understand what it all means should not.
APT – Advanced Persistent Threat: More commonly described as a set of covert and constant computer backing processes, often coordinated by hackers targeting a specific entity. An APT usually has a business or political motive behind their actions.
ACL – Access Control List: Who and what you allow or deny a user with in your network to operate.
ATD – Advanced Threat Defense: This allows companies to detect complex, intentional attacks in order to evaluate and take immediate or necessary action.
For more information, contact your team of experts at NetStandard. Also, be on the lookout for part 2 in the series The ABC’s of Cyber Security.