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SoK: A Survey of Open Source Threat Emulators

@article{Bruskin2020SoKAS,
  title={SoK: A Survey of Open Source Threat Emulators},
  author={Sunders Bruskin and Polina Zilberman and Rami Puzis and Shay Shwarz},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2003.01518}
}
Threat emulators are tools or sets of scripts that emulate cyber-attacks or malicious behavior. Specifically, threat emulators can launch single procedure attacks or give one the ability to create multi-step attacks, while the resulting attacks may be known or unknown cyber-attacks. The motivations for using threat emulators are various: cutting costs of penetration testing activities by having smaller red teams, performing automated security audits in organizations, creating baseline tests for… 

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