Some types of cyberattacks are straightforward and easy to handle. Phishing tries to trick users into opening a link or entering their credentials. Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks flood websites with so much traffic that real communications can’t get through.
Other network attacks are more difficult to understand. The details of the threat exposure can have a big influence on the complexity of the attack and the nature of its impact on your networks. In this paper, we highlight five of the more intricate perimeter exposures and discuss how you can defend against them.