Is a honeypot an IDS or an IPS or something else? Is it an offensive or a defensive technique? Is it still effective?
I'd like to know where a Honeypot falls into the scheme of security, and if it is still an effective tool?
I haven't read much about such a technique, but I'm wondering if there's any sort of best practice around the use of "canaries" to detect certain types of intrusion: Create a bogus account that ...