“A knight’s fork: an attack by one chess piece (as a knight) on two pieces simultaneously.”
When was the last time you played chess? If you are responsible for Cybersecurity you are unwittingly playing it every day. Tom Kellerman uses this ancient sport to look at the strategies and tactics of modern hackers in his latest paper ”The Knight Fork: Defining Defense in 2013.”
In it, he reviews the innovation and evolution of Advanced Persistent Threats, and recommends tactics for developing a custom defense against targeted attacks — a “cyber knight’s fork” in the ongoing chess game between cybersecurity professionals and elite hackers. Take a look at the paper, and let us know in the comments on this post: is your business ready to take on APTs?
Want to learn more about recognizing and protecting your business from Advanced Persistent Threats? Be sure to catch Tom’s presentation on APTs this week at the Cloud Security Alliance Congress 2012.