SUNNYVALE, CA, Jun 12, 2017 (Marketwired). SafeBreach, the leading provider of Breach and Attack Simulations, today announced that it has been named a Cool Vendor in the "Cool Vendors in Monitoring and Management of Threats to Applications and Data 2017" report by the world's leading research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc.
SafeBreach allows security teams to safely validate their security controls using breach and attack simulation technologies based on thousands of actual attacks. Unlike point-in-time approaches like penetration testing or red team engagements, SafeBreach validates security controls continuously using comprehensive hacker breach methods without risks to users, data, or systems. Security teams can discover and mitigate security gaps across their network, in the cloud, or on their endpoints. SafeBreach correlates and analyzes the results of each breach scenario, provides visualization and detailed kill-chain analysis, and recommends proactive remediation steps to improve the security posture of the environment, and get the most out of existing security controls.
According to the Gartner report, "Assessing risks and finding vulnerabilities in production environments must be done without impacting the availability of the services or the user experience. Breach and attack simulation technologies can help leaders prepare for strikes against critical assets."
"We are honored to be named a Gartner Cool Vendor, and see this as further validation of our pioneering efforts in the Breach and Attack Simulation Technologies market," said Guy Bejerano, CEO & co-founder, SafeBreach. "Gartner has echoed the sentiments that we have heard from our many enterprise customers, including those in the global Fortune 100. By taking advantage of the insights provided via breach and attack simulations, our customers have been able to quantify risks, reduce their exposure time and deliver better ROI for their security investments."
The SafeBreach Hacker's Playbook™ of breach methods is updated by SafeBreach Labs, an elite team of offensive security researchers. The playbook today incorporates thousands of breach methods including techniques from the latest attacks such as WannaCry, Loki2, and RedLeaves. Security teams can see a demo of the SafeBreach platform at Booth #400 in the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit June 12-15, 2017 in National Harbor, Maryland.
SafeBreach is a pioneer in the emerging category of breach and attack simulations. The company's groundbreaking platform provides a "hacker's view" of an enterprise's security posture to proactively predict attacks, validate security controls and improve SOC analyst response. SafeBreach automatically executes thousands of breach methods from an extensive and growing Hacker's Playbook™ of research and real-world investigative data. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, the company is funded by Sequoia Capital, Deutsche Telekom Capital, Hewlett Packard Pathfinder and investor Shlomo Kramer. SafeBreach is a 2016 SINET16 Innovator, and a finalist for the RSA 2016 Innovation Sandbox and BlackHat Most Innovative Startup competitions. For more information, visit www.safebreach.com or follow on Twitter @SafeBreach.
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 Gartner, Cool Vendors in Monitoring and Management of Threats to Applications and Data 2017