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A Service-centric Approach to APTs

A Service-centric Approach to APTs

In this study1, Frost & Sullivan focuses on the Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) landscape in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and the technologies offered by service providers to help organizations protect themselves against these threats. The first part covers background information on APTs and a view of the managed security services market from an EMEA perspective. The second part offers more detailed information on specific technologies to fight APTs, looking at several service providers, cyber security companies, and partnerships in this market.


  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Definition
  • MSSPs Focus Efforts on the APT Problem
    • An EMEA Perspective
    • EMEA is the Largest Market for Managed Security Services Worldwide
    • Characteristics and Challenges of the EMEA Market
  • The Technology Discussion: Are Signature-Based Defences Effective Against APTs?
    • Sandboxing against AV/NGFW/FW Technologies
    • Combining Signature-Based Defences and Sandboxing Technologies is the Holistic Strategy
    • Advanced Data Analytics of Network Traffic
  • Partnerships Will Grow in Number and Scope to Offer Compelling Solutions in APT
    • FireEye and Telefónica
    • Dell SecureWorks and Lastline
    • HP and Trend Micro
  • Future trends

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