Honeypots as sticky as ever

Friday, 24 August 2007, 8:41 PM EST

Longtime readers of my column know what a honeypot proponent I am. I run several around the world, collecting information on malware and malicious hackers, and I think every company should have one.

Companies should have a honeypot, not to learn hacker and malware tricks, but as an early warning system. All computer security defenses will ultimately fail. And if they fail and a bad thing gets by your defenses, what's the next best thing? Early warning.

At InfoWorld.

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