Targeted APT and advanced malware attacks leverage social engineering techniques to compromise those individuals already on the inside. The objective of these attacks is clear: identify and compromise specific individuals within an organization to obtain high-value data. Are your employees unknowing victims of advanced malware? How do advanced malware and targeted APT attacks bypass traditional security defenses like anti-virus software? This presentation discusses the rise in advanced malware and targeted APT attacks, highlights why anti-virus software is powerless against sophisticated attacks, and provides mitigation strategies for the compromised organization.