CYBER RANGES and MITRE Engenuity going MAD® to boost Cyber Defense through ATT&CK® and TOAR

The objective of MAD is to close the cybersecurity skills gap with ATT&CK®. Certified Defenders use ATT&CK® for threat-informed defense and organizations can now unearth MAD practitioners with proven mastery in the application of ATT&CK® across disciplines.
2022 MITRE ATT&CKcon Conference 2022

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Quantico and McLean, VA – March 2022. CYBER RANGES participates in the ATT&CKcon 3.0 conference as a sponsor to offer delegates a taster of the innovative MITRE ATT&CK Defender™ (MAD) Training and Certification Programme powered by CYBER RANGES.

The objective of MAD is to close the cybersecurity skills gap with ATT&CK®. Certified Defenders use ATT&CK® for threat-informed defense and organizations can now unearth MAD practitioners with proven mastery in the application of ATT&CK® across disciplines.

The joint initiative between CYBER RANGES and MITRE Engenuity Defender™ brings together the pool of ATT&CK® subject matter experts, the MAD Training and Certification Programme, and access for MAD learners to the CYBER RANGES MITRE ATT&CK Scenarios Library that runs on the CYBER RANGES next-generation cyber range platform. CYBER RANGES fully supports MITRE (PRE-)ATT&CK across its entire cyber range architecture. Through its proprietary Injector Engine CYBER RANGES automatically emulates the latest-intel attacks, APTs and specific tactics and exploits from the MITRE ATT&CK Matrix™. MITRE Engenuity gains the access to the CYBER RANGES platform for the Development, Promotion and Sale of the MAD training programme, certifications and associated assessments and badges, and for MITRE ATT@CK Evaluation.

Chriss Knisley, General Manager for MAD at MITRE Engenuity stated: “MITRE ATT&CK Defender™ is built to change the game in threat-informed defense. We address this challenge through consistent innovation and ever-improving competence. We offer cyber defenders compelling video-based training and highly realistic simulation exercises on the effective use of ATT&CK, and certify their mastery through an innovative subscription-based certification programme. All being powered by CYBER RANGES.”

Dr. Al Graziano, CEO for CYBER RANGES, commented: “We are delighted to have CYBER RANGES selected by MITRE Engenuity as the cyber-range-of-choice for the MITRE ATT&CK Defender™ programme. Our research, innovation and community values very closely align with those of MITRE Engenuity’s MAD team. Our collaboration stems from our novel Top 10 Abilities approach, which focuses on observable, measurable abilities to validate cybersecurity talent, and the underpinning TOAR platform, which supports strong cyber defense development ecosystems based on threat intel, next-gen cyber ranging and incident response.”

 

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A wholly owned subsidiary of MITRE Corporation, MITRE Engenuity addresses the realities of the ever-shifting landscape of American innovation and the impact drivers who guide it, convening experts, organizations, and investors in a non-competitive space to drive generational impact for public good. MITRE Engenuity has launched MITRE ATT&CK Defender™ (MAD), the cybersecurity community’s new ATT&CK training and certification program produced by MITRE’s own ATT&CK subject matter experts.

CYBER RANGES is the ISO27001 certified state-of-the-art next-generation military-grade full-content-lifecycle platform for the validation of threat-informed cyber defence capability and cyber resilience. Built on cloud technology, CYBER RANGES applies high automation, high orchestration and high scalability to the delivery of even complex large-audience deep-dive C2 drills based on high-fidelity IT/OT infrastructure replicas.

 

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Through TOAR (Training Orchestration, Automation and Response) CYBER RANGES combines threat intelligence, next-generation cyber ranging, and incident response platforms into an effective IT/OT cybersecurity ecosystem. CYBER RANGES is available as subscription-based, as managed service, as On-Premise with a Portable rugged deployment option.

 

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More on ATT&CKcon 3.0 at: https://mitre.brandlive.com/mitre-attackcon-3/en

For enquiries:

MITRE Engenuity – MITRE ATT&CK Defender™ McLean, VA – USA

E-Mail:  cberth@mitre-engenuity.org
Web: www.mitre-engenuity.org

CYBER RANGES Corp. Quantico Cyber Hub, Stafford, VA – USA

E-mail: contact@cyberranges.com
Web: www.cyberranges.com

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