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Honeypots 2.0: Deception Technology Lures Cybercriminals Into A Trap

Hollywood Isn't The Only Industry Banking On Sequels

July 18, 2017


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Security and risk (S&R) professionals can leverage deception technologies that mimic real production applications and systems in an attempt to lure attackers into an intrusion. The concept isn't new, but current technologies are gaining interest again due to a wave of innovation and venture capital investment. In this report, we explain the benefits and limitations of deception technology and profile and explain when it makes sense to invest in it (and when it doesn't).

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Table of Contents

  • Never Tell A Lie, Unless It's To An Attacker
  • Deception Technology Uses Fake Assets To Detect Attackers
  • Deception Tech Is Innovative, But It Doesn't Replace The Fundamentals
  • Recommendations

  • Plan Your Lies In Advance
  • Supplemental Material
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