ASM vendors recognize that most organizations can’t keep up with the rapid changes within their attack surface, robust discovery is a ubiquitous feature of all ASM solutions. From the discovery phase to the reporting and alerting phase, it’s clear that this field has matured rapidly to fill in the gaps.
- As scans of internet assets are performed, sources are often blocked to stop the scanning;
- Digital reputation protection, data exposure identification, and continuous automated red teaming are equally important tools;
- Active capability is often avoided due to potential harm if poorly implemented; other vendors have found ways to mitigate these risks.