Good news ! Hackbusters community is waiting for you !  https://discuss.hackbusters.com
KnowBe4 has been running the HackBusters site for a few years now, providing you with trending IT security news. We are expanding it and have launched a new exciting online community! The forum is divided into four main topics or categories: Social Engineering, Ransomware, Phishing and Security Awareness Training. You are invited to be one of the first to join us at: https://discuss.hackbusters.com.

Deception Technology: A Primer

Fundamentals-deception-technology-showcase_image-6-i-3575

Cybersecurity , Risk Management

Security practitioners are debating the the role deception technologies can play in a security strategy. But how does the latest technology actually work? Sahir Hidayatullah, CEO and co-founder of Smokescreen Technologies, offers some insights.

Deception technology is not merely another name for honeypots, he points out in an interview with Information Security Media Group. "While deception technology and honeypots come from the same space conceptually, they are implemented differently," he explains (see: The Evolution of Deception Tech).

While honeypots are usually external facing, intentionally vulnerable systems designed to attract attackers, the decoys used in the latest deception technology mimic production systems and don't attract attackers or advertise themselves on the network. Anyone tinkering with these decoy systems can be presumed to have malicious intent.

"Virtualizations, machine learning and other technologies ... really...(continued)

View All Trending Stories