Thinkst Canary Alternatives

    Thinkst Canary is described as 'Order, configure and deploy your Canaries throughout your network. (These can be hardware, virtual or cloud-based birds!) Make one a Windows file server, another a router, throw in a few Linux webservers while you're at it'. There are five alternatives to Thinkst Canary for Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, SaaS, Online / Web-based and Windows. The best alternative is Labyrinth Deception Platform. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Aves Netsec or Cowrie. Other great apps like Thinkst Canary are Attivo Networks (Paid) and Kippo (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 5, 2021

    1. Labyrinth Deception Platform is a deception-based threat detection technology that identifies and blocks cyber-attacks from within a corporate network.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Rapid cybersecurity detection capability delivered by our proprietary deception platform. Deception is a powerful way to increase and speed up threat detection capability across any type of network. Try our cloud-based software - now free up to 45 days of use.


      • Self-Hosted
      Deception technology for early and accurate threat detection of in-network threats. Decoys, endpoint, application, and data deceptions deceive and detect attackers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Cowrie is a medium interaction SSH and Telnet honeypot designed to log brute force attacks and the shell interaction performed by the attacker. Cowrie also functions as an SSH and telnet proxy to observe attacker behavior to another system.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Kippo is a medium interaction SSH honeypot designed to log brute force attacks and, most importantly, the entire shell interaction performed by the attacker.
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