The term “Advanced Persistent Threat” (APT) was used to describe state-sponsored cyberattacks designed to steal data and exploit infrastructures. Today, the term is used to describe the attacks targeted at organizations for monetary gain or espionage.
Probably the most common and serious mistake of managements regarding the governance of information security is delegating too much responsibility to the IT Department.
Gedankenexperiment (Gedankenerfahrung or thought experiment) is a way of thinking that maps a theory to possible causes and consequences (to shed light on these), when no clues or indicators are available to validate the theory.
Idle scan is a TCP based port scan where the attacker sends spoofed packets to a passive (also called as “silent”) victim host.