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How Honey Pots and Honey Farming is Used in Cyber Security

Posted by Ryan Corey on Jan 29, 2013 3:45:21 AM

The term “honeypot” or, as it sometimes appears, “honey pot,” came to computer security from the world of espionage, where it referred to an agent who would be sexually available to a target. If all went as planned, the target would be compromised, either by sexual blackmail or because the relationship led the target to share secret information.

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Topics: advanced persistent threat, advanced security, cyber security, honey farm, honey net, honey pot, honeyfarming, honeynetting, honeypotting, information assurance, Security, security training