Your attack surface is made up of all the elements and assets of an organisation that an attacker may try to threaten. Some of these assets are public-facing because they’re available on the public internet and that’s where an Attack Surface Management (ASM) tool comes in. An ASM tool scans for, categorises and analyses those assets, assessing risk and alert you to what matters. While solutions for discovering assets exist, like CPSM, VM, CAASM, CASB, and SRS, they do not offer complete 360° visibility into every single threat. ASM is foundational to a better security posture – you can learn more about ASM in this guide, where we’ll cover the elements of ASM, the challenges faced by security professionals, important trends in the threat landscape and how ASM integrates into your security stack.