Low-cost, low-fuss honeypots are highly effective early-warning systems against external attacks and insider threats; KFSensor, HoneyPoint, and Honeyd offer safety, ease, and flexibility
Honeypots by the features: KFSensor, HoneyPoint, and Honeyd
|Product version||KFSensor v.4.7.0 Professional||HoneyPoint Security Server 3.00||Honeyd 1.5c|
|Built-in interaction level||Low to intermediate||Low, but more can be customized||Low, but more can be customized|
|Supported host OS||Windows only||Windows, Linux, Mac OS X||Linux, BSD, Solaris, Windows (problematic)|
|Install as service or daemon||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Listen on all TCP and UDP ports||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Denial of service prevention||Yes||No||No|
|Built-in IDS signature capabilities||Yes||No||No|
|Built-in emulated services|
|Emulate OS at network stack level||No||No||Yes|
|Emulate unrelated OSs||No||No||Yes|
|Simulate open relay||Yes||No||No|
|Supports external simulation scripts||Yes||Yes, basic||Yes|
|Forward probes to external servers/services||Yes||No||Yes|
|Store logs to databases||Yes||Yes, local SQL||Yes|
|Capture packet-level detail||Yes, with Winpcap installed||No||Yes, with libpcap installed|
|Supports plug-in extensions||No||Yes||Yes|
|Displayed locally||Yes, plus status bar and audio||Yes, in console||Yes, in console|
|Yes||Yes||Not built-in, but can be done|
|Email throttling||Yes||Yes||Not built-in, but can be done|
|Windows Event logs||Yes||Yes||No|
|Central console||Yes||Yes||Not built-in, but can be done|
|External programs||Yes||No||Not built-in, but can be done|
|Logs exportable||Yes||Yes||Not built-in, but can be done|
|Severity/criticality ratings allowed||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Reports customizable||N/A||Yes, using third-party SQL report tools||N/A|
|Pricing||KFSensor pricing starts at $199 for the Standard Edition and $599 for the Professional Edition; volume discounts available||HoneyPoint Security Server is licensed per sensor, includes one console; starter packages begin at $4,995 for 10 sensors||Free open source under the GNU General Public License|
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