SafeBreach: BAS Product Overview and Insight

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Bottom Line

With numerous awards, patents and high-profile customers to its credit, SafeBreach appears to be one of the early leaders in the emerging breach and attack simulation (BAS) market. It’s a good option for enterprises in any vertical or for service providers and technology vendors that want to offer their own customers BAS capabilities.

Company Profile




Sunnyvale, California


$34 million

Winner of multiple awards, SafeBreach was founded by cybersecurity veterans who have previously worked for the Israeli Air Force and the Israel 8200 Intelligence Unit. It is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with an additional office in Tel Aviv. It has partnerships with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Visa, VireEye, PhantomCyber, LogRhythm and Docker, and its investors include Sequoia Capital, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Draper Nexus, PayPal Ventures, Hewlett Packard Pathfinder and investor Shlomo Kramer. The company holds several patents related to BAS technology. The company also has a research arm called SafeBreach Labs that investigates breaches and attacks in the wild.

Product Description

SafeBreach utilizes more than 11 million breach methods to look for weaknesses in an organization’s cyber defenses. It also has a partner program for vendors and service providers that want to incorporate BAS technology into their capabilities. It attempts to look at systems and defenses from a hacker’s perspective, and the company also offers a “Hacker’s Playbook” that details some of the latest cyberattack strategies.

Key Features

  • Simulates the entire cyber kill chain
  • No impact to existing environment
  • Deploys and begins producing insights in just minutes
  • Integrated dashboards that show security risk over time
  • Integrates with other security tools, including SIEMs

Target Market

Chief security officers, security analysts and security red team engineers at enterprises, as well as technology companies and managed service providers


PayPal, Time, AppDynamics, unnamed companies in financial technology, mobile and online messaging and cyber and data security

Awards and Certifications

Gartner Cool Vendor, 2017 Innovation through Technology award, CRN Emerging Vendor


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