Breach and Attack Simulation Security Platform Use Cases

Most organizations work diligently to constantly manage and evaluate their cybersecurity risk. Typically, vulnerability management processes are implemented, security controls installed, and penetration testing or red team exercises are performed to assess and reduce risk. However, the challenges with these practices remain and generally consist of prioritizing remedial projects, understanding the context of internal network… Read More »

Why Breach and Attack Simulations Are the Keys to a Secure Cloud

Many of today’s businesses are compelled to migrate to the cloud on an accelerated timeline. Unfortunately, this business mandate often forces teams to push forward without fully working through the security considerations. For a prominent example of this phenomenon, look no further than Amazon Web Services (AWS). When firms begin building their infrastructure in AWS,… Read More »

How Advanced Persistent Threats Work

The term Advanced Persistent Threat, or APT, was apparently first coined at the United States Air Force in 2006 but joined the common vocabulary of the global cyber community in 2010, when Google announced its intellectual property had been the victim of a targeted attack originating from China, reported SearchSecurity. “Advanced persistent threat is probably one of… Read More »

How To Choose a Breach and Attack Simulation Solution

Breach and attack simulation (BAS) is a relatively new IT security technology that can automatically spot vulnerabilities in an organization's cyber defenses. BAS solutions represent an emerging market and are directly adjacent to vulnerability assessment, according to Gartner’s Market Guide for Vulnerability Assessment. They are becoming more mainstream and have begun transforming the security testing… Read More »