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The Setup and Monitoring of a Honeypot at Jefferson Lab
A honeypot is software that emulates an operating system and therefore can be used in many projects that should not be tested on a computer that could lose data. For my project it was put onto the network unprotected to see what hackers would do to it. This way we can research what the new or common methods of hacking are. Also, the honeypot does not install any of the malicious software, yet it saves a copy for further analysis. This allows Systems Security to see what bug the program exploits and the information found gives them the ability to fix the issue before hackers use it to gain access to the system.
The Setup and Monitoring of a Honeypot at Jefferson Lab