Showing posts with label Network Security. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Network Security. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

What is a honeypot?

What is a honeypot? | #TpromoCom #Hacker #Server #Network #Security | Honeypots are decoy systems or servers deployed alongside production systems within your network (rapid7.com) https://bit.ly/3qdcd4P


When deployed as enticing targets for attackers, honeypots can add security monitoring opportunities for blue teams and misdirect the adversary from their true target. Honeypots come in a variety of complexities depending on the needs of your organization and can be a significant line of defense when it comes to flagging attacks early. 


This page will get into more detail on what honeypots are, how they are used, and the benefits of implementing them. 




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Monday, December 28, 2020

Hackers Tapped Microsoft Resellers To Gain Access, Report Says


Hackers Tapped Microsoft Resellers To Gain Access, Report Says | #TpromoCom #Hackers #NetworkSecurity #Security | The suspected Russian hackers who penetrated important U.S. government networks by hijacking the system information technology vendor SolarWinds Corp. used to update customers’ software also used Microsoft resellers’ systems to break into their clients’ systems, Reuters reported, citing investigators.


"The lesson here for security integrators and alarm dealers is, 'if you're hanging a video surveillance, access control system, or some other security-related silo onto a client's network, be aware that you could unwittingly provide the jumping-on point for a hostile force,' such as Iran, Russia, or China," says Al Colombo, a 45-year security professional and trade journalist. 

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