Finding Threats in Linux® Memory - The Value of Memory Integrity Verification


Linux powers critical web and cloud infrastructure for organizations around the world. Not surprisingly, it has become a major target for cybercrime and cyber espionage.

In the past year, financially motivated attackers have launched large-scale Linux-targeted threat attack campaigns across critical infrastructure, retail, healthcare, and financial and brokerage organizations.

This white paper explores the magnitude of threats against Linux systems, and why organizations are looking at memory integrity as a superior approach for detecting threats on Linux systems. Memory integrity ensures that systems are running exactly the software they are supposed to be running, and flagging anything that should not be there.