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Cyber adversaries are besting enterprises' abilities to thwart them despite years of increasing expenditures on preventive forms of cybersecurity. The inevitable conclusion is that new approaches are overdue in stopping cyber adversaries in their tracks.
"The need for deception technology exists because preventive and protective defenses are not enough, and once attackers have made it inside, current technologies to detect them and detect them early are inadequate," stated Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan Vice President of Research Michael Suby. "A new approach to detecting attackers in an enterprise network must be part of a modern cybersecurity arsenal."
A small set of deceptions in limited sections of an enterprise network is also inadequate. The optimal approach is to blanket the entire network! Using deception technology, in particular, places realistic and tailored deceptions literally everywhere in the enterprise network. This method is highly advisable in detecting and identifying with precision the existence and location of cyber attackers as they begin their inside reconnaissance efforts and lateral movements.
"The art of deception as practiced by illusive networks with its Deceptions Everywhere® approach, blankets an enterprise's entire network and endpoints with deceptions," noted Suby. "These deceptions - credentials, folders, endpoints, servers, and other tidbits of information – are the product of illusive networks' Deception Management System™."
While attackers will continue to seek out and exploit a business's cybersecurity vulnerabilities, deception technology causes attackers to expose their vulnerability. To make this work, deceptions that trigger and identify attackers' presence with precision and speed need to be everywhere that attackers could be. This is the illusive approach to effective deception.
"As pioneers of deception-based cybersecurity, it's great to gain such positive praise from a leading analyst such as Michael Suby," said illusive networks' CEO Ofer Israeli. "With ever increasing sophisticated attacks on organizations, he recognizes that our agentless technology provides high fidelity detection and is an optimal, forward-thinking solution for CISOs and CIOs."
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