Cyber War & Advanced Persistent Threats: Differences, Examples & Trends


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Which of the following refers to the act of using computers and other technology to attack the IT infrastructure of other governments and nations?

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1. Which of the following best describes what an APT is?

2. Which of the following is the name of an attack that was launched by Russia against Ukraine's power grid which resulted in 700,000 Ukrainian homes losing power?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Try using this interactive quiz now to find new study areas and review what you know about APT and cyber warfare. Included questions ask you to highlight differences and give examples regarding cyber war and APTs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check your knowledge of:

  • An attack campaign that targeted US based companies like Google, Adobe, and Rackspace
  • An attack launched against the Ukraine power grid
  • The main difference between APT and cyber warfare
  • The name for an international attack on IT infrastructure
  • Describing what an APT is

Skills Practiced

With the help of this resource you can practice:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding attacks launched against the Ukraine power grid
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as APTs and cyber warfare
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about APTs

Additional Learning

Cyber War & Advanced Persistent Threats: Differences, Examples & Trends is the companion lesson to this assessment. Try reading or watching it now to learn more about:

  • Future cyber warfare target trends
  • Indirect consequences for large companies from cyber warfare
  • The type of technology used to launch cyber warfare attacks