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SolarWinds hack is a wakeup call for taking cybersecurity action

January 6, 2021


Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) have long been a concern of the cybersecurity community. Well-organized teams with significant resources and targets they are not willing to give up attacking until their mission is accomplished are certainly not a threat to be underestimated. The tactics deployed by such groups involve a combination of attack types, from exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities to social engineering, gaining access, establishing a foothold and deepening access, and then remaining in a target’s systems undetected until realizing their goal.

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