The Changing Faces of Internet Security Threats

It's a sad fact of life for today's information driven organizations that the nature of security threats is continuously shifting and evolving. Intrusion mechanisms such as worms, Trojans and rootkit exploits continually evolve into more developed forms, and wax and wane in terms of number and frequency of attacks.

Zero-day vulnerability attacks and rootkit exploits are more difficult to detect and, therefore, harder to prevent. Increasingly, they are embedded in application software -- whether on a PC, Mac or mobile OS. Their goal is the theft of valuable information, as opposed to systems disruption or cyber-vandalism. Technology News: Security: The Changing Faces of Internet Security Threats

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 15th October 2006 2:56AM