Deploying & monitoring honeypots on GCP with Kibana

Stephen Chapendama
5 min readOct 24, 2019

One of my favourite areas of cybersecurity is SIEM (Security Incident Event Management). In 2017 I wrote a medium post on how I got a role in cyber security, one of my recommendations was using the Elastic Stack as a SIEM as a start-off point for those looking to understand log analysis and how to investigate incidents. But one of the main gripes people had was, where can they get data to work on in their home environments. This post will focus on setting up a honeypot that already utilises the ELK Stack…

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Stephen Chapendama

Cyber Security & Africa | Technology Manager @ & Site Reliability Engineer in Biotechnology 🚀