4 Strategies to Counter Cyber Espionage Attacks

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Bangalore: Malware attacks are making headlines every day and the new high-tech attacks such as Stuxnet, Duqu, Flame etc have surfaced the issue that malware is evolving at a very swift rate.

One of such attacks that concern the enterprises the most is the malware tailored for industrial espionage some of the examples being ACAD, Medre.A. The main reason that these malware attacks are now coming up on a regular basis can be attributed to the awareness among general public who are now more concerned about the security related issues.

These attacks are usually invisible and are not traced even by latest anti-malware programs though the newer versions are now becoming smarter and detect malwares based on their behavior. In order to monitor these malware attacks, ESET’s Richard Zwienenberg explains in his post published in computerworld.in, the four strategies that need to be adopted in order to counter these cyber espionage attacks:

1. Monitor Data Access

In order to protect any organization from being victim to the cyber espionage attacks it is necessary that only a specific number of people are allowed to access the critical data and that every such access is monitored closely.

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