The Honeynet Project

Vital Statistics


Founded In: 1999
201-500 employees
1212 S. Naper Blvd, Suite 119-195, Naperville, IL 60540, United States

Core Competencies

Security Research, Honeypots, Malicious Hacker Research, Security Tools

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Company Description

Founded in 1999, The Honeynet Project is an international, non-profit (501c3) research organization dedicated to improving the security of the Internet at no cost to the public. With Chapters around the world, their volunteers are firmly committed to the ideals of OpenSource. This Cybersecurity company’s goal, simply put, is to make a difference. This cybersecurity company accomplishes this goal in the following three ways. They raise awareness of the threats and vulnerabilities that exist in the Internet today. Many individuals and organizations do not realize they are a target, nor understand who is attacking them, how, or why. This tech company offers this information so people can better understand they are a target, and understand the basic measures they can take to mitigate these threats. This information is provided through their Know Your Enemy series of papers. Information for those who are already aware and concerned, they provide details to better secure and defend your resources. Historically, information about attackers has been limited to the tools they use. Honeynet offers critical additional information, such as their motives in attacking, how they communicate, when they attack systems and their actions after compromising a system. The company offers this service through their Know Your Enemy whitepapers and their Scan of the Month challenges. Tools For organizations interested in continuing their own research about cyber threats, they provide the tools and techniques they have developed.

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