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Does Symantec Endpoint Protection defend against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)?

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Article ID: 161178

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Issue/Introduction

Targeted attacks using low-prevalence malware can often evade traditional AntiVirus defenses, leading to theft of intellectual property, sabotage or breach of customer data. How can Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) help defend against these determined attack campaigns from persistent adversaries?    

Resolution

Symantec adds protection against all malware samples that come to our attention, regardless of their source. This includes malware created by well-financed or state-sponsored groups.

To reduce risk, it is important that:

 

For specific examples of Symantec's response to APT groups, please consult the latest blogs and articles.