Pentera (formerly Pcysys)

About Pentera
Pentera is the category leader for Automated Security Validation, allowing every organization to test with ease the integrity of all cybersecurity layers including their ransomware readiness, unfolding true, current security exposures at any moment, at any scale. Thousands of security professionals and service providers around the world use Pentera to guide remediation and close security gaps before they are exploited. For more info visit:

The problem we solve

Every day CISOs accept the near-impossible task of identifying the real risks their organizations face across an ever-growing attack surface. Meanwhile, today’s cybersecurity industry offers only sporadic glimpses of each organization’s true readiness. Without an up-to-date read of their true security exposure, security teams cannot be confident they are prepared. Despite the large sums invested, routine Vulnerability Assessments (VA), one-off Penetration Testing (PT) forays and Breach & Attack Simulation (BAS) specific-path runs cannot provide the full picture, thus fostering a false sense of reassurance providing, at best, a partial picture of the true exposure. Without an accurate view of which vulnerabilities are real and which are only assumed enterprise risk rises. 

Our platform

The Pentera platform uses an algorithm to scan and challenge the entire attack surface (Internal and External), providing real-time security validation at scale. Pentera safely performs the actions a malicious adversary would — reconnaissance, sniffing, spoofing, cracking, (harmless) malware injection, file-less exploitation, post-exploitation, lateral movement and privilege escalation — all the way to data exfiltration. Requiring no agents or pre-installations, the platform gives security teams a complete attack operation view that provides a true assessment of their resiliency against real attacks, prioritizing remediation efforts with a threat-facing perspective. Pentera applies the latest hacking techniques, including ransomware strains, enabling organizations to focus their resources on the remediation of the vulnerabilities that take part in a damaging “kill-chain”. With Pentera a company can continuously reduce cyber exposure and maintain the highest resilience posture by performing validation tests as frequently as needed - daily, weekly, or monthly. This gives organizations a better grasp not only of security gaps, but also allows them to test the efficiency of the security stack and maintain consistency across the organization. We do this by providing an automated security validation platform that gives organizations the remediation roadmap they need to confidently reduce cybersecurity exposure. 

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