Cyber Security Terms
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)

What is an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)?

An Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is a stealth cyberattack campaign where a hacker remains undetected inside a network to steal data for extended periods of time.

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    APT attacks are typically significantly launched by nation-state threat cybercriminal groups.
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    APT attacks are well funded and well resources.
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    APT attack are significantly more complicated than other cyber threats.
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