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February 7, 2024

Ridge Security Recognized as a Strong Performer in the 2024 Gartner® Peer Insights™ Voice of the Customer.

Ridge Security, a leader in automated penetration testing and AI-powered security validation for CTEM, today announced Gartner Peer Insights placed it in the upper-left Strong Performers quadrant of the “Voice of the Customer.” The Ridge Security rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, with 94 % of customers indicating a “Willingness to Recommend.”

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January 9, 2024

Deciphering Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Requires Context

Imagine two security analysts engaging in conversation about the intricacies of their work when one receives hundreds of vulnerability alerts; all scored high risk at seven or eight. Throwing his hands up in frustration, he asks his co-worker, “What are we supposed to do with all this? Where do we start?” After a glance, the second analyst replies, “Well, there’s zero context from the vulnerability scanner. So, looks like no lunch break for us today, buddy … or tomorrow.”

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December 26, 2023

Cybersecurity Teams Have to Do More Than ‘Walk and Chew Gum at the Same Time’

The old idiom ‘Can you walk and chew gum at the same time’ was initially used as a negative slam regarding an individual’s level of competence. In light of today’s threat landscape, the question for organizations might be, “Can your security team handle the multiple tasks and numerous processes required to detect, respond, and mitigate escalating cyber threats at the same time?” Called upon to become super multitaskers, they must successfully address routine and unexpected challenges without compromising quality or efficiency.

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September 7, 2023

AI Data Consumption and Analysis are a Cybersecurity Force Multiplier

AI’s capacity to consume, assimilate and use massive datasets from numerous resources is the driving force behind significant advancements in most industries. AI-driven technologies provide deeper data insights to improve health care outcomes and optimize operational processes in manufacturing, for example. AI technologies to improve security outcomes are also being deployed to detect and prevent cyberattacks. While these AI use cases differ in their procedures and goals, the common denominator is the value of leveraging data intelligence.

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September 19, 2023

Are Unparalleled AI Deployments Outpacing Cybersecurity Capabilities?

There is a growing concern that the increasing use of AI could create a tipping point where the technology grows and permeates our personal lives and businesses rapidly, building upon itself while cyber protections are still catching up. 

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August 22, 2023

Achieving a Successful Continuous Threat Exposure Management Program

If your organization is concerned about increasing and expanding cyber threats, you are not alone. While many enterprises recognize the need to create a multi-layered security posture, this article explores the importance of Continuous Threat Exposure Management (CTEM) and how it can help proactively manage risks and bolster defences against growing cyber threats.

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August 22, 2023

Achieving a Successful Continuous Threat Exposure Management Program

If your organization is concerned about increasing and expanding cyber threats, you are not alone. While many enterprises recognize the need to create a multi-layered security posture, this article explores the importance of Continuous Threat Exposure Management (CTEM) and how it can help proactively manage risks and bolster defences against growing cyber threats.

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August 3, 2023

Gartner Hype Cycle for Security Operations Spotlights Ridge Security in Two Critical Security Categories

Ridge Security, a leading exposure management provider, is proud to announce that is has been included in two distinct categories of the Gartner Hype Cycle for Security Operations 2023. RidgeBot, the AI-Powered automated security validation solution, is included in the following two categories: Automated Penetration Testing and Red Teaming Technology, and Breach and Attack Simulation.

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April 25, 2023

Ridge Security Takes Home Two Coveted Global InfoSec Awards

Ridge Security secures Most Innovative Cloud Workload Protection and Best Web Penetration Test Solution in 11th Annual Global InfoSec Awards. RidgeShield integrated with RidgeBot® combines the power of automated security testing and cloud workload protection for maximum protection.

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April 24, 2023

Announcing RidgeShield: The Comprehensive Cloud Workload Protection and Testing Solution from Ridge Security

Ridge Security, the cutting-edge automated security validation solution provider, is proud to announce the launch of Ridge Security RidgeShield, an automated, cloud workload protection and testing solution. As organizations increasingly move their workloads to the cloud, they face new and complex security challenges that traditional security solutions are not designed to handle. RidgeShield addresses these challenges with a zero-trust micro-segmentation technology to secure cloud workloads across on-premises, hybrid cloud, or multi-cloud environments, protecting against today’s sophisticated cybersecurity threats.

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September 28, 2022

The Evolution of Vulnerability Scanning and Pentesting

An awareness of unprotected vulnerabilities and risks is the starting point for determining the best way to align resources with cybersecurity. By conducting regular real-world attack testing, security operations can illuminate weaknesses while gaining control over risks. Cybersecurity testing is deployed to eliminate risk, improve business continuity and meet compliance requirements.

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September 13, 2022

Ridge Security and Stellar Cyber Partner to Deliver an AI-Driven, High-Fidelity, Open XDR Security Platform

The integration between Stellar Cyber Open XDR and Ridge Security’s RidgeBot reduces enterprise risk with streamlined operations and data for instant remediation and response.

MILPITAS, Calif–Ridge Security, the cutting-edge automated security validation solution provider, announced it has partnered with Stellar Cyber, the innovator of Open Extended Detection and Response (XDR), to deliver an integrated solution that streamlines security operations and consolidates multi-sourced data and insights into one single platform to quickly and automatically investigate and remediate threats.

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August 31, 2022

The Value of Integrating Exposure Management into MSSP/MDR Security Stacks

Complete 360-degree protection of customer assets with exposure management allows MSSPs and MDRs to expand their capabilities beyond hunting for active threats that target systems. They can now analyze and prioritize their customer’s risks, while providing a more complete picture of their entire threat landscape with a kill chain for each attack.

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June 8, 2022

Ridge Security Announces Security Validation Hyperautomation Solution at RSAC 2022

RidgeBot 4.0 combines two testing methodologies into one system: automated pentesting and adversary cyber emulation

SANTA CLARA, Calif.– Ridge Security, a cutting-edge security validation automation solution provider, today announced the availability of RidgeBot 4.0, a major update to its proven, automated penetration testing capabilities. RidgeBot 4.0 unifies the blackbox based automated penetration testing and agent-based adversary cyber emulation testing into a single platform and management to deliver 360-degree enterprise security validation testing – now with expanded use cases. RidgeBot 4.0 also enables managed security service providers (MSSPs) to provide continuous security testing and pentration testing on demand to their customers. Ridge Security will showcase the solution during RSAC in San Francisco, from June 6-9.

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October 19, 2021

Ridge Security Hosts First Capture the Flag (CTF) Competition at ROOTCON 15

Eighteen Teams Compete in Knowledge-based Challenge Leveraging RidgeBot PenTest Solution

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ridge Security, cutting-edge pen-testing solution provider, sponsored a Capture the Flag (CTF) at the annual ROOTCON 15 with eighteen teams participating and testing out their knowledge and skills in seven rounds of Vulnerability Exploitation challenges. ROOTCON brings together a global community of security experts, practitioners, and business developers with the aim of making the digital world a safer place.

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February 3, 2021

Ridge Security Penetration Testing Solution Hardens Networks With Expanded Ransomware Protection

Reimagine ransomware: RidgeBot 3.2 targeted attack simulation are designed to combat high-profile ransomware attacks

Ridge Security, cutting-edge pen-testing solution provider announces new capabilities in RidgeBot that combat ransomware. RidgeBot couples ethical hacking techniques with AI-driven, decision-making algorithms to help identify and validate weak credentials and frequently exploited vulnerabilities, in order to help minimize damage from simple or sophisticated, extortion-encryption attacks such as ransomware attacks.

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May 13, 2021

Ridge Security Automated Penetration Testing Solution Delivers Advanced Post-Exploitation Techniques

Ridge Security helps you stay on the front lines of cyber defense with advanced tools in latest release of RidgeBot

Ridge Security, cutting-edge automated pen-testing solution provider, announces new capabilities in RidgeBot 3.4, for post-exploitation validation. This new release further differentiates RidgeBot from vulnerability scanners and 1-step auto-exploitation tools that are currently available and strengthens RidgeBot’s position as a true risk-based vulnerability management platform.

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July 21, 2021

Ridge Security Announces Expanded Core Capabilities in RidgeBot with Enhanced Web Application Testing

From network, to host, to web applications, RidgeBot 3.5 delivers the most comprehensive pent-testing platform for risk-assessment

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ridge Security, cutting-edge pen-testing solution provider, announces enhanced and new capabilities in RidgeBot™, the automated penetration testing platform. RidgeBot™ 3.5 features an expanded plugin set addressing critical security gaps in customers’ infrastructure, support for seamless 3rd party integration and continued global expansion in its partner ecosystem. In addition, with its advanced pen-testing capabilities in host servers, RidgeBot™ is solidly positioned as the most comprehensive, automated penetration testing tool covering network, host, and web applications.

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