Your data is simply one click away or one vulnerability away from being lost or stolen. Should malware infiltrate your environment via a social engineering scheme, it will be apparent to your company and employees.
File-less Malware has the same intentions as normal malware – to steal data, disrupt business operations, take control of endpoint, etc. – but it does not involve downloading any files. File-less malware exploits applications, software, or programs that an end-user would utilize in their day-to-day activities. As a result, this type of attack is also referred to as “living off the land attacks.”
Similarly, an advanced persistent threat is an attack where an unauthorized user infiltrates your systems and remains there for an extended period of time without your knowing. This process gives them ongoing access to sensitive data.
To protect your organization against these emerging threats you need to move to a managed security solution that incorporation Security Operation Centers (SOC), Security and Information Event Management (SIEM) and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR).