NetSPI Recognized in the External Attack Surface Management Landscape Report

In this overview of 36 notable vendors, Forrester explores the benefits of External Attack Surface Management (EASM) and key functionalities to consider when selecting a partner.

Minneapolis, MN NetSPI, the leader in enterprise penetration testing and attack surface management is recognized in The External Attack Surface Management Landscape, Q1 2023, authored by global research and advisory firm Forrester. The Landscape report aims to help organizations understand the value of EASM solutions and provides security professionals with an overview of notable vendors so they can select a solution based on their needs.

“The attack surface management market has seen incredible innovation and evolution. This report examines the benefits EASM brings to global enterprises – increased asset visibility, continuous pentesting, and better risk prioritization, to name a few,” said Jake Reynolds, Head of Emerging Technology at NetSPI. “We believe we play an important role in this market and are honored to be recognized by Forrester.”

In the report, Forrester defines EASM as “tools or functionalities that continually scan for, discover, and enumerate internet-facing assets, establish the unique fingerprints of discovered assets, and identify exposures on both known and unknown assets.” EASM vendors recognized alongside NetSPI all have varying features and use cases.

As mentioned in the research, NetSPI reports that its Attack Surface Management (ASM) solution is selected by clients for most or all of the use cases identified by Forrester. Forrester’s complete list of included use cases is:

  • Asset discovery 
  • Asset inventory management 
  • Vulnerability risk management 
  • Cloud security posture management 
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) due diligence assistance 
  • Supply chain/third-party risk management 
  • Penetration testing 
  • Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) 
  • Incident response and investigations 
  • Breach and attack simulations (BAS) 
  • Certificate management 

NetSPI is listed as a managed service offering, with an industry focus in financial services, high-tech, and media. Visit to schedule a demo of NetSPI’s ASM platform.

The report is co-authored by Forrester Senior Analysts Erik Nost and Jess Burn. Erik discusses the findings and explores the attack surface management market in depth during his guest appearance on NetSPI’s on-demand webinar, Breaking Down External Attack Surface Management (EASM) Featuring Forrester Analyst Erik Nost.

About NetSPI  

NetSPI is the leader in enterprise penetration testing and attack surface management. Today, NetSPI offers the most comprehensive suite of offensive security solutions – penetration testing as a service, attack surface management, and breach and attack simulation. Through a combination of technology innovation and human ingenuity NetSPI helps organizations discover, prioritize, and remediate security vulnerabilities. For over 20 years, its global cybersecurity experts have been committed to securing the world’s most prominent organizations, including nine of the top 10 U.S. banks, four of the top five leading global cloud providers, four of the five largest healthcare companies, three FAANG companies, seven of the top 10 U.S. retailers and e-commerce companies, and 50 percent of the Fortune® 50. NetSPI is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, with global offices across the U.S., Canada, the UK, and India. Follow NetSPI on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. 

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Jessica Bettencourt, Inkhouse for NetSPI
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