APT (Advanced Persistent Threat)

Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) represent one of the most sophisticated challenges in the cybersecurity landscape. Characterized by their stealth, persistence, and high level of organization, APTs are typically conducted by nation-states or criminal groups with the intent to steal information or disrupt operations over extended periods.
  • The average dwell time for APTs within a network is 78 days, highlighting the stealthy nature of these threats. (Source: FireEye M-Trends 2020 Report)
  • Global spending on cybersecurity to combat threats like APTs is projected to reach $133.7 billion by 2022. (Source: IDC)

Advanced Persistent Threats pose a significant risk to organizations worldwide, necessitating a proactive and comprehensive approach to cybersecurity. Vectra AI offers cutting-edge solutions designed to detect, analyze, and respond to APTs, ensuring your organization's resilience against these sophisticated attacks. Contact us to learn how our expertise can fortify your defenses and safeguard your critical assets.


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