Pentera vs. AttackIQ?

There’s No Comparison.

Don’t Compromise Your Security Posture

Now more than ever, the business demands more from their risk and security teams. With cyberattacks on the rise and budgets under increased scrutiny, you can’t afford to compromise the effectiveness and efficiency of your security validation solution. Don’t settle for mediocrity when your company is counting on you for actionable insights to make better decisions, better investments for real business outcomes. Get a true security validation and optimization solution from AttackIQ.

Test Anytime, Anywhere

Unlike competitors, AttackIQ offers the industry’s best deployment model for testing your controls at scale and in production. Test on your laptop, in your home office, wherever you want.

Improve Your Security Posture

By developing the most comprehensive alignment with the MITRE ATT&CK framework, AttackIQ makes it easy to understand how your people, process and technology fare against the adversary and how to level-up your defenses. Plus, AttackIQ is one of only a handful of founding partners in the MITRE Engenuity Center for Threat Informed Defense. Together we work to bring knowledge, research, and best practices to the greater cybersecurity community.

Choose Your Consumption Model without Capability Tradeoffs

AttackIQ gives you the freedom to choose how to consume our Security Optimization Platform: SaaS, on-premises, or both. We even offer a managed service option. Whichever model you choose, enjoy all the benefits of our Platform without restrictions or forced tradeoffs.

Feature AttackIQ Security
Optimization Platform
Breach and Attack Simulation product category* Yes No
Deep partnership with MITRE ATT&CK and MITRE Engenuity Yes No
Agent based solution design Yes No
Installs in production without changing security architecture** Yes No
Requires minimal changes in infrastructure Yes No
Investment in open cybercommunity*** Yes No
Validates security controls Yes No
Provides closed loop feedback about failed or misconfigured security controls Yes No
Provides guided recommendations to improve overall security program Yes No
Provides step-by-step reference architectures and blueprints Yes No
Vendor-neutral ecosystem to improve control technology performance Yes No
Provides visibility to historical improvement overtime for strategic decision makers Yes No
Easy to manage through intuitive user interface Yes Yes
Provides correlated remediation recommendations YesPartial Yes
Runs safely in production Yes No
Maps MITRE ATT&CK to NIST 800-53 compliance framework Yes No
Provides an API access Yes No
API-first, open platform that allows customization of test scenarios and assessments Yes No
Supports hybrid, cloud and on premises deployment models Yes No
No hardware installation required Yes No
*Pentera does not offer a BAS solution and therefore they do not test your security controls. Instead, they offer a red teaming automation capability built for infiltrating your organization’s environment.
**Attack’s Security Optimization Platform offers easy-to-install agents at scale and in production. Pentra is an agentless platform. Remove (While their automated platform does work in production, it is not a BAS solution).
***Through free AttackIQ Academy advanced cybersecurity training for both engineers and managers. Course attendees are eligible for (ISC)2 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.

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