Simulate, Validate and Mitigate

Continuously test your network security and use the insights to make informed security decisions based on real data, not speculations.

Put your network security to the test

The Infection Monkey is an open-source breach and attack simulation (BAS) platform that helps you validate existing controls and identify how attackers might exploit your current network security gaps.

Guardicore is now part of Akamai, continuing our mission to help stop ransomware.

Continuous testing

Regularly run the platform to test your security strategy and specific controls.

Environment agnostic

The Monkey isn’t picky. On-premises, containers, public and private clouds are all supported.

Actionable data

Report on your network’s performance against a broad set of attacker behaviors.

Featured use cases

Join thousands of security teams worldwide that use the Infection Monkey to assess their network’s security posture.


Validate your defenses

Evaluate if your tools accurately detect ransomware and see just how far it can spread.

Zero Trust

Never trust, always verify

Test your network adherence to the Forrester Zero Trust framework (ZTX).

Test your ATT&ACK

Before the ATTACK Simulate an APT attack with real-life ATTACK Techniques and get mitigation recommendations.

Evaluate your security posture in 3 Easy Steps


Choose a machine to start from and run the Monkey.


See what actions the Monkey can or can’t take in your network.


Act on your new insights and the resulting report recommendations.

Big enterprises trust the Monkey to assess their network security

The Monkey is used in some of the largest enterprises down to the smallest organizations and was tested by more than 100 companies with over 5000 servers.

A lot of value packed into a single package



Security testing at no additional costs


In-depth testing

Simulates post breach lateral movement


Environment agnostic

Supports containers, public and private clouds


Open Source

Developed under the GPL v3 open source license


3 Analysis reports

ZT, ATT&CK MITRE and Breach & Attack Simulation


Easy to deploy

Ready made installer for every environment



Ongoing network-wide security


Visualize attacker moves

Network map from the attacker's point of view



Automatically Handles network regardless of size

Download the Infection Monkey

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About Guardicore Labs

The Infection Monkey is developed and maintained by Guardicore Labs, the Guardicore global research team, consisting of hackers, cybersecurity researchers and industry experts. Our mission is to deliver cutting-edge cyber security research and provide analysis, insights and response methodologies to latest cyber threats. We help Guardicore customers and the security community to continually enhance their security posture and protect critical business applications and infrastructure.