Advanced Persistent Threat

What is Advanced Persistent Threat?

Advanced Persistent Threat meaning in Internet terms is Definition: An adversary that possesses sophisticated levels of expertise and significant resources which allow it to create opportunities to achieve its objectives by using multiple attack vectors (e.g., cyber, physical, and deception).
From: NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4

 

reference: Glossary | National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies

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