MANASSAS, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RangeForce, the company that builds cyber defense readiness for teams at scale, today announced that it has enhanced its Team Threat Exercise platform with new features that allow organizations to easily accelerate the skill development of their security teams through multi-user detection and emulated attack response exercises.
RangeForce Team Threat Exercises allow security teams to configure the security stack to be protected, choose an attack scenario, execute the threat exercise, review post-exercise results, and develop a targeted training plan.
Using real-world, high-intensity attack scenarios that require teams of security professionals to find and stop cyber threats, RangeForce Threat Exercises create realistic signal-and-noise digital artifacts that force teams to demonstrate their cyber readiness .
“RangeForce threat drills are based on years of performing hundreds of live cyber events and provide the most realistic experience for teams using headline-grabbing attack scenarios and the same security tools they use. use every day,” said Ben Langrill, Senior Director of Product Engineering for RangeForce. “They provide participants with the opportunity to learn practical skills so that they develop the muscle memory to confront threat actors head-on.”
The cyber environment used in RangeForce exercises goes beyond the traditional tabletop exercise, requiring participants to work with popular security technologies such as Splunk and Fortigate to detect and respond to threats. Events are aligned with NIST’s cybersecurity framework and involve a mix of threat intelligence, threat hunting, digital forensics and system hardening skills to mitigate threats based on current malware trends .
Some of the new features include:
An extensive content catalog with dozens of scenarios that cover Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) behaviors such as credential harvesting, exploiting misconfigured AWS S3 buckets, ransomware, data exfiltration , etc.
Strong after action reports that provide feedback to the team on technical strengths/weaknesses; detection, response and attenuation times; number of clues required; and analysis of soft skills
Support for creating custom post-exercise training plans based on team performance to fill skill gaps and enable a continuous approach to cybersecurity readiness development
The RangeForce platform with enhanced team threat drills is available immediately from RangeForce and its business partners worldwide.
RangeForce bolsters cyber defense readiness at scale. Refine individual and team capabilities against the latest threats through a continuous approach to cybersecurity skills development. See real-world threats in action and hone the skills needed to defend your organization with interactive modules, challenges, and team-based threat drills that mirror the real world. Visit www.rangeforce.com to learn more.