Contractors and military strengthen cyber-war defenses
Early this year, cyber-security specialists started talking about something that most people had not heard about—the “advanced persistent threat,” or APT. Cyber-security people say 80-85% of computer intrusions can be stopped if people use best practices, maintain firewalls and keep security systems up to date. APT is the other 15-20%—intruders who pick their targets, predominantly in government and the defense industrial base, and when defeated change tactics and software and try to ...
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