Crossing One Threat At A Time

As H.P. Lovecraft once wrote – ‘The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown’. This fear, which has been with mankind since the stone age has especially gained prominence in the present age as an overpowering number of threats are being added daily to the virtual ecosystem at an alarming rate.

Aiming to negate the effect of such widespread cyber risk outbreaks, one threat at a time, is a New Jersey based company called ThreatModeler Software, provider of the industry’s #1 automated threat modeling solution. The company’s flagship product, ThreatModeler, is a fully-supported, feature-rich platform offering end-to-end real-time situational visibility across an organization’s full IT environment, including 3rd party vendors, shared and open-source components, and downstream impacts security and risk management solutions for varied platforms. By identifying and successfully mitigating potential security threats early in the software development life cycle, it simplifies efforts related to developing secure applications. ThreatModeler not only provides security awareness for applications and fully integrates with existing DevOps toolsets and workflows in the CI/CD pipeline, it also automates threat models for IoT and embedded devices, mobile and computing endpoints, cloud-based and on-premises deployment environments, and industrial control and other cyber-physical systems for any industry vertical.

The ThreatModeler platform provides an automated and collaborative solution for creating threat models which identify the relevant threats from real-time threat intelligence. Templates and the ability to nest threat models infinitely deep within other threat models, the platform provides visibility into the full IT environment efficiently. ThreatModeler is a one-stop-solution to quantify the organization’s level of security and reduce cyber risk. It has also been identified by Gartner in their ‘Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2017’ report. According to Gartner, “ThreatModeler allows development teams to better anticipate, and code or architect around potential vulnerabilities.”

Within days of the discovery of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, ThreatModeler Software was able to announce that it is providing threat intelligence updates to its customers. As Mark Meyer, the recently appointed Chief Revenue Officer of ThreatModeler points out, “It is this ability to provide a high level of visibility in a preempted fashion that makes ThreatModeler a huge favorite especially in the top 100 Fortune companies. ”

ThreatModeler Software’s Partner Program is unique among threat modeling platform providers. It is designed to enable security consultants and vendors to extend ThreatModeler’s reach, both to small and midsized companies, and to organizations around the globe. Through the program, ThreatModeler’s partners can provide the best quality service to their customers on a scalable, pay-as-you-go basis.

While there are various threat modeling platforms available, their capability to identify potential threats and provide actionable outputs varies drastically. At the end of the day, effective thread modeling is about doing so collaboratively by all stakeholders, at the speed and scale organizations need to secure their entire cyber ecosystem – before attackers find a way in. The ThreatModeler platform does exactly this for you.

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