The advanced breach and attack simulation platform is a vital mandate because manual techniques will not enable teams to validate their controls and gain the insights needed to establish continuous security.

FREMONT, CA: At a high level, security teams use the breach and attack simulation approach to run simulated assaults on their system to find vulnerabilities and address them before a cybercriminal succeeds in exploiting them.

Cybersecurity is a top issue and a constant concern for executives in businesses and government institutions. To counter the threats caused by cyber attackers, these firms' security teams have managed to install and improve various protections. But even after significant investments and tools have been implemented, the job is not yet complete. Teams must test their security measures regularly to verify they're delivering the necessary protection.

How Validating Security Controls with Breach and Attack Simulation Can Help

Breach and attack simulation provides a programmatic technique to validate security controls, allowing teams to avoid the drawbacks of the approaches. White hat hackers, security analysts, and other experts contribute their talent and knowledge to breach and attack simulation technology.

These systems automate cyberattack simulation and cyber threat analysis methodologies. Instead of depending on a human or small team to do annual cyber threat research, these hacking simulators constantly and automatically run multiple common attacks strategies. In this way, businesses can now seek "unknown unknowns" in their security architecture with the same intensity as real attackers.

Breach and Attack Simulation: Solutions

Threat Assessment

The technology ecosystems that must be secured are complex. The tools, plans, and techniques used by cyber attackers are continually changing. Teams can conduct proactive, ongoing attacks that imitate the current attacker strategies using breach and attack simulation. As a result, teams can examine their position accurately and comprehensively, identify risks, and devise a plan to close the gaps.

Mergers and Acquisitions Due Diligence

It's critical to understand the hazards that could arise before, during, and after a merger between two organizations. Even in big businesses with numerous systems, teams may thoroughly examine a new organization's security posture using breach and attack simulation. As a result, teams will make more informed decisions and strategies and reduce risks during the merging process.

Security Control Validation. 

New vulnerabilities and breaches are discovered regularly, and they make major news. Executives and security teams want to know if their firm is exposed to the kinds of attacks that have been found during these times. Security teams can evaluate the efficacy of their current controls and identify whether they're vulnerable by utilizing breach and attack simulation.