XM Cyber HaXM: BAS Product Overview and Insight

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Bottom Line

If you want a cybersecurity tool that can automatically find network vulnerabilities and recommend and prioritize fixes, XM Cyber’s breach and attack simulation (BAS) platform should be on your evaluation list.

Company Profile

Founded: 2016

Headquarters: Herzliya, Israel

Funding: $32 million

“Founded by the highest caliber of security executives from the elite Israel intelligence sector,” XM Cyber has offices in Israel, the U.S. and Australia. In November, it announced that it had closed a $22 million funding round, bringing its total funding to $32 million. Investors include Macquarie Capital, Nasdaq Ventures, Our Innovation Fund, LP, UST Global and Swarth Group. In 2018 alone, the company earned 16 different industry awards.

Product Description

XM Cyber’s BAS product, called HaXM, is a fully automated APT simulation platform that offers “defense by offense.” The company describes it as an “automated purple team” because it runs red team attack simulations and offers blue team remediation suggestions.

Key Features

  • Continuously identifies attack vectors
  • Prioritizes actionable remediation
  • Reduces risk
  • Optimizes cybersecurity resources
  • Reports and dashboards
  • Best practices and data-driven recommendations
  • Fast deployment on-premises or in the cloud
  • Visual mapping of attack paths

Target Market

CISOs, Red teams and security/IT ops at large enterprises


Names are not disclosed, but XM Cyber’s customers are said to include “leading financial institutions and critical infrastructure organizations across North America, Europe, Israel and Australia.”

Awards and Certifications

World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, InfoSecurity Products Guide 2018 Global Excellence Awards, Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards Winner 2018, Red Herring 100 Winner North America, SC Awards 2018, Best Globe Awards Gold 2018, many others


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