Companies fighting techniques against Cyber Criminals today
Companies fighting techniques against Cyber Criminals today – As Cyber Criminals are active these days on Internet, many companies are on the way to fight against these criminals by new secure techniques. The hackers attempt during French presidential election was encountered successfully in 2017. According to Security Staff the counter technique fooled the cyber attackers by stuffing their own servers with phony documents and made up password. The scene was similar when a bank robber being tricked by the respective bankers showing empty locker when he opened it.
Such move can locate the source of cyber-attack and tracks its location with the help of satellite picture. These counter techniques are called as “Cyber blurring” or “Cyber deception”. The technique shifts whole power from the hackers to the host company.
Similarly, Company Cymmetria – helps organizations to protect its sensitive data by luring hackers into a hall of mirrors build from the decoy servers and phony documents. CEO of Cymmetria says – “It’s about controlling your own network. Controlling the geography of the battlefield. If they go into my home, I know how I want to arrange things so that they go where I want them to go”.
In such security firms, the job of the security team is to vigilantly monitor the network to figure out user activity and decide which emails are legal & which are phishing scams. They set a trap inside, leaving the entry gate open to enter.
Likewise, MazeRunner product is designed to detect lateral movement inside a secure network. The product lay down real breadcrumbs for unwitting hackers to follow, engage them into decoy servers, built to alert the security team in time.
Similarly Honey badger, a live server with complete administrative controls. If it is hacked it can easily locates the source of cyber-attack and track attacker’s location with the help of satellite applications. Next one is Beacon which has the ability to detect when and where data is accessed. So, there are many such technique to handle cyber-crime. The company has to decide which one is suitable for them.