The attack surface of your company is made up of all those areas that are potentially vulnerable to cyber attacks. These different areas, often called attack vectors, are where an unauthorized user can try to enter data or extract data from your environments. Think of your attack surface as a collection of points, system elements or endpoints that allow a hacker to potentially breach, effect or control your systems and extract or manipulate information for malicious purposes.
Let's look at how to reduce the attack surface of a company by following these steps:
The initial analysis of your attack surface will act as your todo list. You won't fix every problem you find instantly but it gives you an accurate todo list to guide your work as you attempt to make your company safer and more secure.