When such an intrusion occurs at yourorganization, will you be able to quickly assess thethreat? Knowing how to analyze malware can helpyou understand the context of the incident, itsseverity and repercussions. It can help you plan
your response to contain the incident’s scope and,
in some cases, understand what entities might bebehind the intrusion.Perhaps that is why the individuals who arelooking to acquire malware analysis skills are nolonger just anti-virus and threat researchers, butalso system and network administrators, as well asgeneral security professionals. More and moreoften, these individuals are being asked tounderstand the capabilities of malware that theirorganizations discover.
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