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Why Deception Technology?

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: June 19, 2018 in Blogs, Deception
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Written by: Tony Cole, Attivo Networks CTO There are a lot of questions around why deception technology is applicable to cyber defense. There are many insightful answers to this question. The most pertinent one is that it allows you to shrink adversary dwell time...

What is Active Defense?

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: May 31, 2018 in Attivo News
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An active defense is the use of offensive actions to outmaneuver an adversary and make an attack more difficult and to carry out. Slowing down or derailing the attacker so they cannot advance or complete their attack increases the probability that the attacker will make a mistake and expose their presence or reveal...

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Podcast: The Evolution of Deception Technology

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 17, 2018 in Attivo News
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Deception technology is an emerging category of cyber defense that is particularly useful when it comes to IoT devices, SCADA systems and medical devices. Threatpost talks to Tony Cole, CTO of Attivo Networks, about how deception technology has evolved, the challenges behind and opportunities of...

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Pod 2112: Carolyn Crandall on Deceiving Hackers

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 16, 2018 in Attivo News
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Security professionals have long dismissed security by obscurity or attempts to hide information from hackers. In such schemes, hackers will sniff through the decoys and find the real assets. A new class of security technology – distributed deception – may change that thinking. Distributed deception...

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Active Defense 101

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: May 11, 2018 in Blogs, Deception
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By: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer/CMO From Sun Tzu to George Washington, some of the greatest military strategists in history have lived by the philosophy that “the best defense is a good offense,” and the proverb also rings true when it comes to IT...