Attack Surface
Management (ASM)

Continuously discover, categorize, and prioritize assets,
vulnerabilities, identity issues, and misconfigurations from
ground to cloud – and back.

What is Attack Surface Management?​

Attack Surface Management (ASM) is the ongoing process of identifying internal and external assets, showing where security gaps exist, where they can be used to perform an attack, and where defenses are strong enough to repel an attack. Servers, web systems, applications, Active Directory, Cloud, networking, cybersecurity controls – complex systems with tons of settings and configurations. Each contributes to the overall Attack Surface of an organization. Cymulate ASM looks at On-Prem and Cloud platforms, public-facing and internal systems, users, entitlements, and other components. Organizations can then identify security gaps efficiently and prioritize remediation.

Attack Surface Management Model

External Attack Surface Management

Asset Discovery


Internal Attack Surface Management

Cloud SPM


Attack Path Mapping


Why Cymulate ​Attack Surface Management?



Includes multi-tenant and multi-environment capabilities, automation, and multi-tier reporting​



Identifies vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, and external visibility from ground to Cloud and back



Defines not only security gaps, but how those gaps could be used by threat actors​



Straightforward to set up and customizable; with ongoing scanning that is non-disruptive​

What are the Benefits of Attack Surface Management?

Attack Surface Management - Benefits - Visibility - Cymulate

Identify misconfigurations, vulnerabilities, externally accessible systems, and security gaps

Attack Surface Management - Benefits - Risk Mapping - Cymulate

Risk Mapping
Put information into context for a better view of strengths and gaps​

Attack Surface Management - Benefits Prioritization - Cymylate

Map and analyze viable attack paths for targeted remediation

Attack Surface Management Dashboard by Cymulate

Attack Surface Management Dashboard​

  • Shows current state of organizational attack surface​
  • Intuitive user interface with easy drill down and details​
  • Top findings by severity, viability, and asset identity
  • Risk scoring based on industry frameworks​

Beyond Vulnerability Scanning

Cymulate ASM discovers misconfigurations and attack surfaces, aiding in prioritization of the vulnerabilities and gaps that threat actors can use for more effective and efficient remediation programs.

Vulnerability Scanning Discovery Assets – Shadow IT - Cymulate



Assets – Shadow IT


Vulnerability Scanning Misconfigurations – Cymulate



Misconfigurations – Vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Scanning Automation Continuously Updated Data – Cymulate



Continuously Updated Data



Cymulate provides extensive on-prem and Cloud vulnerability and misconfiguration identification; and maps how those security gaps could be used to attack the organization.

Environments and Infrastructure On-premises, Networks, Applications, Active Directory - Cymulate


  • Networks
  • Applications
  • Active Directory

Environments and Infrastructure Cloud, Azure, AWS, GCP - Cymulate


  • Azure
  • AWS
  • GCP

Attack Surface Management - Environments and Infrastructure - Cymulate


  • Front-End/Back-End
  • Shared Services
  • Cloud Storage

Attack Surface Management – Capabilities Asset Discovery - Cymulate


Asset Discovery

  • Identify visible systems, applications, interfaces, domains
  • Automation without survey-based auditing​
  • Branching-Scan technology – discovering more assets​
  • Re-scan regularly to catch new issues
Attack Surface Management – Capabilities Vulnerability and Misconfiguration Discovery - Cymulate


Vulnerability and Misconfiguration Discovery

  • Probing frameworks, libraries, services, and applications
  • Identify possible phishing domains, data exposure, etc.​
  • Find misconfigurations, over-provisioning, and other problems​
  • Support for on-prem, Cloud, and hybrid infrastructure
Attack Surface Management – Capabilities Unified Attack Path Mapping and Analysis - Cymulate


Unified Attack Path Mapping and Analysis​​

  • Combine data from on-prem and Cloud discoveries​
  • Map viable attack paths with detailed drill-down information​
  • Prioritize remediation ​
  • Focus where attacks can be stopped without disruptions​

Attack Surface Management Reporting​ Capabilities - Cymulate



  • ​Ongoing reporting for drift detection and remediation​
  • Graphically map attack information​
  • Deep technical detail for drill-down​
  • Mapping to MITRE ATT&CK®​

Attack Surface Management - ASM Platform - Cymulate


Part of the Cymulate Platform​

  • ASM to identify viable attack pathing​
  • BAS to assess security controls​
  • CART to perform attack path validation
  • Easy automation for ongoing exposure management​
  • Integrates with other security tools​
  • Technical and executive-level reporting​
Download the Attack Surface Management Data Sheet - Cymulate

Learn More About
Cymulate ASM

Discover which digital assets are exposed to
adversaries. Prevent threat actors from accessing,
exploiting, and collecting information during the
reconnaissance phase of an attack.

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Backed By the Industry

Gartner Peer Insights - 4.8 to 5 Star Rating for Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) Tools - Cymulate

95% OF BAS Reviewers Recommend

4.8/5 Rating for Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) Tools

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Cymulate Recognized as Top Innovation Leader in the Frost & Sullivan Frost Radar Report

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Jorge Ruão | Head of Security Operations, Euronext,

" As Euronext’s cybersecurity team, we know that cybersecurity is always a work in progress. Cymulate allows us to fill a gap that for a long time was not closed directly, but only indirectly with other security controls. We recommend anyone looking for a breach and attack simulation platform turn to Cymulate. "

Avi Branch | IT Support Technician,

" I believe that no matter what is the team size we have, we will always have a backlog of projects and tasks. Cymulate helps us to prioritize them and focus on issues that carry the most risk for the business, this has increased our effectiveness, we aren’t wasting valuable resources. Furthermore, I can present to our executives a return on security investments by showing them how each project has reduced our risk score. "

Karl Ward | Lead Security Operations Analyst, Quilter,

" Many times, our CISO or senior members would come to security operations after reading about a new threat or APT group in the news, asking are we at risk? Cymulate enables us to answer quickly and confidently with the Immediate Threats module and attack simulations. "

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