Active Defense & Deception , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Countering Spoofing Attacks

Sal Stolfo of Allure Security on the Role of Deception Technology
Sal Stolfo, CTO and founder, Allure Security

Deception technology, adversary intelligence and early detection can help counter spoofing and phishing attacks, says Sal Stolfo, the founder and CTO of Allure Security.

In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Summit in New York, Stolfo discusses:

  • The dangers that spoofed websites pose;
  • How using adversary intel and early detection can deflect spoofing and phishing attacks;
  • Why deception technology is of growing interest.

Stolfo is the CTO and founder of Allure Security. He’s also a professor of artificial intelligence at Columbia University, has been granted over 75 patents and has published over 230 papers and books in the areas of parallel computing, AI knowledge-based systems, data mining, computer security and intrusion detection systems.

About the Author

Scott Ferguson

Scott Ferguson

Former Managing Editor, GovInfoSecurity, ISMG

Ferguson was the managing editor for the media website at Information Security Media Group. Before joining ISMG, he was editor-in-chief at eWEEK and director of audience development for InformationWeek. He's also written and edited for Light Reading, Security Now, Enterprise Cloud News, TU-Automotive, Dice Insights and

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