In the context of IT security, a honeypot is a computer system that serves as a decoy or as a trap so organisations can gather information on attackers that break into their corporate networks. It's not a new concept, but it seems honeypots are gaining more traction as a popular tool to combat growing cybersecurity threats. Cybercriminals are constantly finding new ways to break down the security measures companies have in place so gathering intel on them can be a great way to fend off their attacks. Today, we go through some of the best practices around implementing honeypots.