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Cyberbit, Cloud Range Cyber Introduce Training Platform as a Service


Cyberbit, a cyber range training and simulation platforms provider, and cybersecurity simulation training firm Cloud Range Cyber have announced a joint Cyber Attack Simulation Training Platform as a Service (CASTaaS) offering.

MSSPs, value-added resellers (VARs) and technology distributors and manufacturers can use CASTaaS to offer simulated cybersecurity training powered by the Cyberbit Range platform, according to a prepared statement. By doing so, they can provide simulated cybersecurity training to cybersecurity professionals in North America.

CASTaaS could help MSSPs, VARs and technology distributors and manufacturers capitalize on a global security awareness training market that is expected to grow.

The global security awareness training market is projected to be worth $10 billion by 2027, according to industry analyst Cybersecurity Ventures. Key factors that are expected to drive this market's growth include the rising demand for cybersecurity training worldwide, along with rapid improvements in interactive tutorials that simulate cyberattacks.

A Closer Look at Cyberbit Range

Cyberbit Range is a training and simulation platform that enables organizations to establish and manage hyper-realistic training centers proven to improve their information security teams' performance, Cyberbit indicated.

With Cyberbit Range, an organization can use various cybersecurity technologies to emulate its network environment, the company stated. An organization also can access a Cyberbit Range customizable virtual network environment to train security teams, assess candidates, onboard new hires and improve its cybersecurity team skills.

Cyberbit and Cloud Range: Here's What You Need to Know

Founded in 2015, Cyberbit provides advanced endpoint detection, security operations center (SOC) automation, industrial control network protection and cybersecurity training and simulation offerings. Cyberbit also provides the following offerings via its MSSP Program, including:

  • Cyber Range Training Services.
  • Managed Detection and Response (MDR).
  • Managed Incident Response & SOC.
  • Operational Technology (OT) Security as a Service.

Cloud Range offers unlimited simulated attack scenarios with sessions that are recorded for playback and assessment, according to the company.

In addition, Cloud Range training can be conducted remotely or on-site and is administered by Cloud Range instructors, the company stated. It includes courses that range from introductory to advanced, covering incident response, forensics, industrial control system (ICS) attacks and other security scenarios.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.