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Simulation vs. Pentesting vs. Vuln Scanning

Jul 08, 2019

How Targeted Cyberattack Simulations Differ from Penetration Tests & Vulnerability Scanning

The most effective way for an organization to test its resilience against the growing wave of cybercrime, is to opt for targeted attack simulations that use multi-vector simulated attacks. These kinds of simulations are also known as Breach & Attack Simulations (BAS). Gartner has asserted that, "Security testing is so challenging for technical professionals focused on security operations that many don't try it. Breach and Attack Simulation tools help make security postures more consistent and automated."