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Network Security First-Step, Second Edition by Donald Stoddard, Thomas M. Thomas

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Essentials First: Honeypots

“...When having a smackerel of something with a friend, don’t eat so much that you get stuck in the doorway trying to get out....”—Winnie the Pooh, Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

You are probably wondering what Winnie the Pooh and his predilection with honey are doing in a book about network security. It’s less about Pooh and more about the analogy. Pooh was always getting himself in trouble because he would always be attracted to the honey and then eat too much. If my memory serves, the preceding quote is from Pooh after he snuck into Rabbit’s house and found all the honey. He then helped himself and upon trying to leave found himself stuck in the hole (yes, I have three children). That’s essentially the purpose of ...

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