Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)
Advanced Threat Protection is well known as ATP and it refers to a category of security solutions that protects against sophisticated malware or hacking-based attacks targeting sensitive data. Advanced threat protection solutions can be available as software or as a cloud-based multi-engine sandbox designed to discover and stop unknown, zero-day attacks such as ransomware at the gateway with automated remediation.
There are a large number of security solutions companies offering Advanced threat protection, but it’s difficult to choose the right solution. So in order to clear confusion about different products, you can refer to the agency who performs tests based on market demand and real-world use cases in exactly the same environment which most companies are having these days.
Some major labs who perform security level tests:
Blow are some live attacks and threats using a world map:
How it works ?
Advanced threat detection (ATD) are used as an extra security approach to examine all communications that standard layers of security controls have allowed to pass, proactively detected threats in order to protect us from potential threats before they have the opportunity to access critical data or breach systems your system and it has great ability to mitigate threats and respond to security incidents.
Benefits of Advanced Threat detection
It is available as software bundled with UTMs / Firewalls or as managed services /cloud services.
Some of the top providers:
→ Palo Alto Networks WildFire
→ SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection
→ Fortinet FortiSandbox
→ FireEye Network Security
→ IBM Threat Protection System
→ Symantec Advanced Threat Protection