Deception Platforms Home Cybersecurity Dictionary Deception Platforms Deception Platforms are designed to lure in bad actors in order to collect intelligence about the their tactics and intentions to improve other preventative security controls in real time. These serve as decoy targets within an organization's technology infrastructure. They are designed to lure in bad actors in order to collect intelligence about the their tactics and intentions. Deception platforms reveal the tactics of real-world attackers and how they would navigate and exploit an organization's unique network to identify and exfiltrate data. They are especially valuable to help organizations gain insight into zero-day and advanced attacks. Intelligence captured from attacker interactions with deception tools can then be rapidly pushed out to reinforce the preventative capabilities of other security tools to proactively block these tactics from working elsewhere. Related TermsAPT - Advanced Persistent ThreatsCTI - Cyber Threat Intelligence Share: Seeking Clarity? View the Cybersecurity Dictionary for top terms searched by your peers. Back to the Dictionary RELATED INSIGHTS DOWNLOAD April 19, 2018 Cyber Threat Intelligence as-a-Service Learn how Optiv’s Cyber Threat Intelligence as-a-Service solution provides you with an advanced "beyond the perimeter" capability as a part of your cy... See Details Read more about Cyber Threat Intelligence as-a-Service DOWNLOAD May 15, 2018 2018 Cyber Threat Intelligence Estimate Read Optiv's analysis of 2017 security themes in this Cyber Threat Intelligence Estimate report. See Details Read more about 2018 Cyber Threat Intelligence Estimate DOWNLOAD July 29, 2016 Cyber Threat Intelligence Consulting Services Remove the confusion surrounding the implementation of threat intel with a blueprint for logical progression in planning, building and running your cy... See Details Read more about Cyber Threat Intelligence Consulting Services How Can We Help? Let us know what you need, and we will have an Optiv professional contact you shortly.