Honeypots and User-Mode-Linux (UML)

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 11:43 AM EST

In technical terms, a honeypot performs a function very similar to that of a “honeypot” in the outside world: a sweet lure. A “honeypot” is a system designed with the purpose of attracting the attention of prospective attackers, to assess how they are attempting to infiltrate the machine and what they doing once they gain access. There are literally thousands of honeypot networks and systems setup by security professionals and hobbyists worldwide. These systems can provide a wealth of information into forensics and assessing trends in network intrusion.

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Using Hollywood to improve your security program

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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