Zero-day attacks are fascinating in part because they’re very hard to identify and thus defend against. But as network defenders we are not without options. Our text describes zero-day attack methodology, as well as a few countermeasures to defend against zero-day attacks. One defense mechanism discussed is heuristic scanning. What are the pros and cons of deploying heuristic scanning techniques in an operational network?
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