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SSCP® Systems Security Certified Practitioner All-in-One Exam Guide by Darril Gibson

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Exploring Attack Types

There are numerous attack methods and types and countless variations. As attackers have launched new types of attacks, IT security professionals have identified new methods of protection. When one attack method no longer works, attackers develop others. It’s a constant battle between the attackers and security professionals. As long as criminals are able to gain money or achieve other criminal objectives through attacks, expect them to continue.

imageNOTE Although attackers attack for motives other than money, such as revenge and different types of espionage, money remains a primary motivator. Many of the improvements in attacks ...

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