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5 Ways to Fight Back Against Cybersecurity Attacks: The Power of Active Defense

What these five strategies show is that, in essence, active defense is a playbook that puts security analysts in a position they are not often in: playing offense. Some of these techniques can be used outside of active defense, but they are more powerful when used collectively in an active defense context. It is likely that as the power of deception and active defense is well understood, deception will become a standard layer in most cybersecurity portfolios.