Emerging Technology Analysis: Deception Techniques and Technologies Create Security Technology Business Opportunities


Foundational Refreshed: 30 September 2016 | Published: 16 July 2015 ID: G00278434

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Summary

Deception techniques such as honeypots are not a new concept in security; however, new techniques and capabilities promise to deliver game-changing impact on how threats are faced. This research articulates how product managers can successfully use threat deception as a threat response tactic.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Technology Description
      • Overview
      • Imagine the Future — A Deception Wave Is Eminent
      • Why Leverage Deception?
      • The Honeypot Lives On With the Emergence of Distributed Decoy Systems
      • Intelligence-Led Deceptions Are Crucial to Disrupting the Attacker
      • Four Styles of Deception — The Deception Stack
      • Examination of Deceptions Possible at Each Kill Chain Phase
    • Technology Adoption
      • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
      • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
    • Technology Impact
      • Actions for the Next Six to 18 Months
    • References
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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