Immersive Labs Launches Simulation Capability to Test and Measure Cyber Teams’ Responses to Attacks | New
BOSTON & BRISTOL, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 15, 2022–
Immersive Labs, the company that enables organizations to continuously measure and optimize the cyber capabilities of their entire workforce, today announced the launch of multiplayer technical simulations, including scenarios for offensive and defensive teams in complex environments. This capability gives security teams the flexibility to use their own toolsets for a more relevant hands-on experience. The simulations run on Immersive Labs’ award-winning Cyber Workforce Optimization Platform, which assesses and improves an organization’s cyber readiness and resilience.
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Cyber Team Simulator – Credit: Immersive Labs
The new capability, Cyber Team Sim, enables organizations to prepare their teams for real-world cyberattacks through regular, collaborative practice in complex and realistic virtual scenarios. The new simulations are supported by Immersive Labs’ acquisition of Snap Labs in 2021, which brought the technology to create complex custom virtual environments on demand. New scenarios are released to simulate the latest vulnerabilities and prepare the workforce to defend against developing threats.
Immersive Labs’ platform helps security and management identify skill gaps and opportunities to improve judgment in various scenarios so they can address areas of weakness before actual attacks. Available today, Cyber Team Sim includes technical task analysis and collaboration assessment between red or blue teams.
“In the real world, cyberattacks require teamwork to defend against,” commented Paul Bentham, chief product officer at Immersive Labs. “While the skills, knowledge, and judgment of each team member are crucial, the gold standard in assessing cyber threat preparedness is to see how these people come together to cooperate at every step of the process. an attack, from identification to resolution. Through regular drills using realistic scenarios, the actual performance of cybersecurity teams can be significantly improved, reducing the organization’s cyber risk.
Founded in 2017, Immersive Labs now counts some of the world’s largest organizations among its clients. More information can be found at immersivelabs.com.
About Immersive Labs
Immersive Labs is the world’s first solution enabling organizations to measure, map risks and optimize the human cyber capabilities of their staff in accordance with a security strategy. The award-winning platform continuously tests, analyzes and improves the capabilities of technical and non-technical teams, enabling expertise across the organization to address ever-changing risks. This embeds a new level of resilience, unlocking for the first time the strategic value of knowledge, skills and judgment in cyber risk reduction and crisis response.
Immersive Labs is backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Summit Partners, Insight Partners, Citi Ventures and Menlo Ventures. Our clients include some of the largest companies in financial services, healthcare and government, among others. For more information on the Immersive Labs offering, please visit www.immersivelabs.com
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