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Getting a complete and accurate overview of all your online assets is key to protect your external attack surface from bad actors. Knowing what you have exposed online is always the first step. Wildcard domains can pose a challenge to EASM solutions in this regard. But what exactly are wildcards and how can you distinguish “real” domains from false positives in EASM?

Knowing about your company's online exposure is vital to keeping businesses safe in today's growing digital-dependent world. External Attack Surface Management (EASM) provides a cloud-based platform for discovering, analyzing, and monitoring a company's external IT presence, and finding security issues. This article delivers insights into different options for mapping the range of the external attack surface of the company.

These solutions partially overlap on some use cases, but in essence, they are not in competition with each other. In fact, they augment each other. The next question that is raised is: in which one should I invest first?