Anatomy of an attack: Types of hacker attacks and techniques

Intrusion Defense School

Anatomy of an attack

Attackers are more resourceful, determined and prolific than ever before. This lesson will help you know your enemy and understand how to respond to and defend against increasingly complex types of hacker attacks and techniques.

About the expert:
Dr. Markus Jakobsson is a principal scientist at Palo Alto Research Center.

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Tip: Countermeasures against targeted attacks in the enterprise

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Quiz: Anatomy of an attack

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