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New SCYTHE Version 4.0 Improves Collaboration Across Multiple Security Team Roles

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SCYTHE, a leader in adversarial emulation, announced the release of version 4.0 of the company’s flagship cybersecurity platform, delivering new features and functionality that will expand capabilities for greater collaboration between blue, red and purple teams. SCYTHE runs emulations of real-world adversaries that help security teams reduce detection and response rates, validate controls, and optimize resources by allowing teams to prioritize vulnerabilities and focus on issues the most risky for the company. Its scalable platform automates adversary emulations and extends your team’s threat intelligence skills so you can multiply the speed of your cybersecurity team and reduce cybersecurity risk.

SCYTHE has the largest public threat library in the breach simulation industry and has more capabilities than all other competitors combined, as shown by Tidal Cyber’s community edition of their platform. Threat-Informed Defense SaaS.

With a redesigned user interface, SCYTHE 4.0 makes threat management easier by highlighting campaign details, enables better communication between team members, and simplifies action via Jira integrations, all available as offer on premise or SaaS. Through automation, communication, and integrations, SCYTHE 4.0 is designed to help security teams collaborate, as a purple team, on adversary emulation.

“The new SCYTHE 4.0 platform sets a new standard for automating opponent emulation for offensive, defensive and hybrid purple teams to help customers harden defenses, share actionable data between teams to better solve real-world cybersecurity problems quickly and improve collaboration,” said Stephanie Simpson, vice president, product. “Version 4.0 is based on feedback from our customers and prospects on what they need to optimize their teams’ breach and attack simulation (BAS) capabilities.”

In addition to this, SCYTHE’s Cyber ​​Threat Intelligence (CTI) team has just released offerings that complement the capabilities and services of the SCYTHE platform that can serve as an extension of your security team. This includes emergency action emulation plans, custom plans, cloud-focused plans, and emulation plans covering more diverse tactics, techniques, and procedures.

What’s new with version 4.0?

SCYTHE version 4.0 was designed to strengthen collaboration within security teams and improve the user experience. These updates include:

  • Collaborative features — SCYTHE allows for greater collaboration between blue, red, and purple teams to create and leverage existing opponent emulation blueprints. The updated and user-friendly dashboard clearly displays the results and severity of campaign results. Users can have different levels of access to create and customize realistic attacks or rerun existing attacks. Messaging integrated into the platform now enables better and faster communication between users.
  • Workflow Automation — Users can take a more collaborative team approach and seamlessly share actionable insights with a Jira integration.
  • SaaS and on-premises — Previously an on-premises only solution, SCYTHE 4.0 now has a SaaS offering available to provide flexibility to customers in any environment.

SCYTHE 4.0 will be available to customers in Q4.


FAKE it’s like hiring the hacker you always wanted, but could never afford. SCYTHE transforms your organization’s capabilities and defines a new category of technology: Attack, Detect, and Respond to integrate cybersecurity risk management across people, process, and technology. The SCYTHE 4.0 platform enables collaboration between red, blue, and purple teams to create and emulate real-life adversarial campaigns. Customers can easily and quickly validate the position and risk exposure of their business and employees, as well as the performance of enterprise security teams and existing security solutions.

Based in Arlington, Virginia, the company is privately held and is funded by Energy Impact Partners (EIP), Gula Tech Adventures, Paladin Capital, Evolution Equity and private sector investors. For more information, email [email protected], visit https://scythe.ioor follow SCYTHE on Twitter @scythe_io.