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Introduction

This Ovum Market Radar explains how deception works, its value for businesses, how vendors are delivering the technology, the various "flavors" of the technology, and how this market is evolving.

Highlights

  • Deception technology is unlikely to remain a discrete segment; larger security vendors with broader product portfolios will pick up on the appeal of deception and add it to their portfolios, making it a feature of most threat prevention and detection platforms.

Features and Benefits

  • Describes how deception technology has evolved from honeypots to full platforms.
  • Compares select vendors' approaches to deception technology.

Key questions answered

  • What are emulations and full-stack decoys, and what are the pros and cons of each?
  • How does Ovum see the deception market evolving?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recommendations

  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors

Defining and exploring deception technology

  • Definition and characteristics
  • Key capabilities
  • Business value and applications

Market landscape and participants

  • Market origin and dynamics
  • Key trends in the deception market
  • Future market development
  • Vendor landscape

Vendors on the Ovum Market Radar: Deception Technology

  • On the Radar: Acalvio
  • On the Radar: Attivo
  • On the Radar: CounterCraft
  • On the Radar: Cymmetria
  • On the Radar: Fidelis
  • On the Radar: Illusive
  • On the Radar: TrapX

Appendix

  • On the Radar
  • Author