Malware – In cyber-security and computing, malicious software is an umbrella term encompassing various types of malware programs including adware, computer viruses, Trojans, spyware, keyloggers, ransomware and many other harmful types of software aimed at harming the user and their systems by corrupting, destroying, or denying access to their files and data, or spying and stealing their sensitive information, usually without the user’s knowledge or permission. Over the years, malicious software – or malware – has developed into an extremely serious threat. (Kaspersky)
Assessment Three – Cyber intelligence is the ability to define, explore and analyse information security threats. Advanced adversaries accomplish their goals using advanced tools and techniques designed to circumvent most conventional computer network defense mechanisms and remain undetected in their intrusion efforts or presence on networks over long periods of time.
You have been asked by the ACME Corporation to determine the capabilities they require to detect and respond to some of the most sophisticated threats targeting their networks.