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​​​​​​​​​​HORNET.png​​​​​​​​​​​​Honeypot Research Network (HORNET) is an ITU service to assist Member States (ideally through national CIRTs) in capturing information on attacks coming into the country’s network. HORNET helps to strengthen the cybersecurity capability of a Member State by providing accurate threat intelligence on attacks and intrusion attempts on the security of national infrastructure.

Key Facts:  
  • A turnkey project with rapid deployment turnaround time. The system is fully operational within weeks after deployment.
  • Captures overall global cyberthreats scenario for the benefits of the member states.
  • Real-time attack map showing visualisation of cyber attacks as they happen.
  • Unified management dashboard providing detailed information and statistics on correlated data coming from all sensors.
  • ​Centralised web-based console to monitor sensor health and status, making it much easier to manage distributed sensors.
  • Uses three types of honeypot engines to ensure the maximal exposure to different types of network attack.
  • Plug-and-play appliance-based sensor that can be deployed on any network. The sensor is pre-installed and configured with different types of honeypot engine.​
  • Scalable solution- the number of sensors deployed in a country can be increased as the country’s cybersecurity knowledge and maturity increases.​
A demonstration of HOR​NET services can be made at the request of a Member state.
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