Active Defense:Good protection doesn?t need to be offensive
Just Google for the search term ??active defense? startup? and it is clear that this is a hot growth area in Internet security. But what is it, exactly? The answer to that question is difficult and controversial, as this is a new name for a wide range of activities that have become increasingly popular as attacks on government and company systems have become both more complicated and more highly targeted.
Active Defense is controversial in part because it has often included the idea that people should ?hack back? at intruders. But there are plenty of ways to more proactively defend companies? resources that do not involve getting into grudge matches with criminals.
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