Attack Path Mapping

Take control and get full insight into the primary attack vectors within your network. Generate prioritised cyber defences, based on realistic threats and risks, for comprehensive security plans to prevent, detect and respond to attacks.

    What is Attack Path Mapping?

    Attack Path Mapping is a practice cybersecurity technique which maps out, step-by-step, the various attack routes that could be used to penetrate your organisation’s network or system.

    Through this mapping and identification of your organisation’s vulnerabilities and weaknesses,  security teams gain a better understanding of the potential attack paths and most high-risk areas so that they can strengthen defences, mitigate risks and prioritise remediation efforts.

    Why Choose Rosca Technologies?

    Today’s security teams are inundated with vulnerabilities and false alarms, making it difficult to take quick and efficient actions. Traditional threat and vulnerability tools and manual processes are not only slow but also limited when it comes to detecting critical vulnerabilities.

    These issues bog your security team down with inefficiencies – as their work piles up, attacks become increasingly dynamic and sophisticated, putting your organisation at risk.

    Rosca Technologies Attack Path Mapping is a cybersecurity technique used to identify and visualise the many, intricate steps an attacker could take to compromise your organisation’s network or system.

    It involves mapping out the potential pathways an attacker could pursue, including the systems they could impact and the sequence of vulnerabilities they might exploit in order to achieve their objectives. This mapping helps security teams understand the potential attack surface and prioritise their defences accordingly.

    Our Approach

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    We combine the most advanced risk-based methodology with human expertise to offer a comprehensive and thorough understanding of your business, key digital assets and most pertinent threats. At Rosca Technologies, we are specialists in detecting and mapping potential attack vectors, letting your organisation effectively prioritise remediation efforts and focus on critical risk areas. As a result, your security team can become more efficient – reducing time spent on false alarms and eliminating inconclusive results.

    How Attack Path Mapping Works

    There are various features of our attack path mapping approach:

    Modelling threat

    We thoroughly assess your organisation’s threat profile to identify the key areas that could be potentially exploited or targeted by attackers.

    Expanding Visibility

    We gain a comprehensive and complete view of your network, including undetected areas, to get a full picture of the entire network architecture including its interconnected systems and devices

     Offering Scalability and Flexibility

    Rosca Technologies offers a flexible approach, addressing cyber threats as they emerge and offering you the most advanced technology and up-to-date insights to stay ahead of the game as your business grows.

    Validating Attack Paths

    We understand that cyber attacks are ever-evolving. We explore different attack paths and their real-life potential to impact your business and its operations.

    Benefits of Attack Path Mapping

    The many benefits of attack path mapping in your organisation including:

    • – Full insight into your organisation’s readiness to withstand real-world attack patterns
    • – Identification of the most high-risk vulnerabilities to let your organisation prioritise where to devote resources and maximise security investments
    • – Assessment of how effective your network is in meeting specific security objectives and goals
    • – Comprehensive understanding of the level of sophistication needed for attackers to successfully compromise your system at different entry points
    • – Visibility into your organisation’s overall security posture, highlighting the areas which require additional prevention and detection controls
    • – Discovery of additional controls which will restrict attacker movement and reduce the risk of compromising your system.


    What is Attack Path Management?

    Attack Path management is a proactive cybersecurity approach which lets organisations identify, manage and prioritise attack paths which attackers may use to enter and exploit their network. It includes assessing all potential attack vectors and prioritisation attempts to protect these pathways. Overall, it allows organisations to improve their security posture and reduce the risk of successful cyberattacks.

    Why do an Attack Path Mapping exercise with Rosca Technologies?

    Our advanced methodology offers scalable and comprehensive cybersecurity, targeting the most critical controls for attack success in specific, customised scenarios. We let your security team work more efficiently by giving them the exact information they need to identify high-risk attack paths, actively protect their security systems and adapt to different attacker scenarios.

    How does Attack Path Mapping differ from traditional penetration testing?

    Unlike traditional penetration testing, which focuses on identifying vulnerabilities and exploiting them to gain access, Attack Path Mapping identifies specific attack paths, step by step, and give a more in-depth view.

    Why is Attack Path Mapping important for cybersecurity?

    Attack Path Mapping is crucial for helping organisations understand their overall security posture including critical vulnerabilities and the most likely attacker paths. As a result, organisations can prioritise their security efforts and resources and strengthen their defences.

    What are the key components of Attack Path Mapping?

    Key components of Attack Path Mapping include identification of critical assets, assessment of vulnerabilities, mapping of potential attack paths, evaluation of the likelihood and impact of potential attacks, and prioritisation of mitigation efforts.

    Can you customise Attack Path Mapping to specific organisations or industries?

    Yes, Attack Path Mapping can be tailored to address the unique security needs and challenges of different industries and specific organisations. It can incorporate industry-specific threat landscapes, regulations and compliance requirements.

    What types of risks does Attack Path Mapping help mitigate?

    Attack Path Mapping helps mitigate a wide range of threats from external threats, ransomware and cyberattacks targeted at critical assets and infrastructure to insider threats and advanced persistent threats.

    How frequently should Attack Path Mapping be conducted?

    How often you should carry out Attack Path Mapping will depend on various factors including the evolving threat landscape, industry-specific factors, your organisation’s risk profile and the rate of technological change. Our experts recommend conducting Attack Path Mapping regularly and incorporating it as part of an ongoing cybersecurity program.

    Can Attack Path Mapping integrate with existing security frameworks or processes?

    Yes, Attack Path Mapping can complement existing security frameworks and processes, enhancing risk assessment capabilities, providing additional insights into potential attack scenarios and informing decision-making related to cybersecurity investments and strategies.

    What are the typical deliverables of an Attack Path Mapping?

    Typical deliverables of Attack Path Mapping include a comprehensive report detailing identified vulnerabilities, mapped attack paths, risk assessments, prioritised recommendations for mitigation, and actionable insights to enhance security posture.

    Implementing Attack Path Mapping in Your Organisation

    Contact us today to see how our attack path mapping solutions could help make your security team work more efficiently and protect your organisation against pervasive cyberattacks.