From the Fall 2021 Issue

Breach and Attack Simulation: The Newest Way to Test Your Defenses

Paul Kubler
Red Team Lead | CYBRI

Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) is a new component of a proactive cybersecurity program. The simulation is designed to continuously assess your security controls based on configuration, scanning, and testing leveraging more automation than a traditional pentest. BAS, as it is known, is designed to enhance a regular vulnerability scanning program and consolidate the view of the security posture into a single solution.

In a single test, BAS incorporates vulnerability scanning, phishing and malicious email attachments, network and firewall security configuration, and endpoint security. Each component is simulated constantly with updated tests each day that gives a perspective of the . . .

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