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Scratching The Surface of Advanced Threat “Protection”: Part 1

WTF is it? Ahhh… just throw it in the sandbox It has been quite a while since I’ve last posted, but I am going to try and make a go of it and be a little more active on here. The aim of this post is to provide you with an overview of Advanced Threat Protection / Prevention, which seem to be all the rage these days in the security product market. Over the past several months, I’ve had the pleasure of encountering these products on several engagements and even had the opportunity to work with some awesome security engineers who have and were in the process of testing / implementing this technology. This post will serve as an introduction to Advanced Threat Prevention and will be the basis for subsequent posts that will cover: ATP Evasion For Penetration Testers (Part 2), Testing ATP Products (Part 3), ATP Network Implementation and Placement (Part 4). It was quite difficult to come up with a title for this post, because each vendor has their own nomenclature for (essentially) the same technology, but generally “Advanced Threat Protection” or ATP seems to be accepted across the board. However, “Prevention” is more appropriate being that ATP…

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