A sweet solution to the insider threat

May 5, 2009

A honeypot can be a cheap, easy, and effective warning system against the trusted insider gone bad

My professional life has been full of clients devastated by trusted, internal attackers. In every case, the damage done amounted to hundreds of thousands of dollars. In one case, the victimized company incurred costs exceeding $1 million in recovery efforts. Everyone involved is bound by a nondisclosure agreement, so none of these cases has made the news, even though the service outages have been significant and widespread.

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