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Red Teaming


What's the Difference Between Red Teaming and Penetration Testing?

When discussing cybersecurity, “penetration testing” and “red teaming” are two terms that are often used interchangeably but are two entirely separate concepts. If you are considering implementing additional cybersecurity protocols within your organization, it’s essential to understand the unique role and function of each of these processes and how they can benefit your organization.

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Outpost24 supports TIBER-EU for threat intelligence-based ethical red-teaming

TIBER-EU is the European framework for threat intelligence-based ethical red-teaming and the first EU-wide guide on how authorities, threat intelligence and red-team providers should collaborate with different organizations to help improve their cyber resilience. Thanks to its threat intelligence offering, Outpost24 is well-positioned to create attack scenarios in line with the TIBER-EU framework.


Red teams vs blue teams: Breaking down security roles

Red teams, blue teams, and purple teams, oh my! Many of us have heard these terms, but what exactly do they mean? And where does our individual interest and expertise place us? There are many niche roles within security, but this post will cover the basics of red, blue, and purple teams, and explain how they work together to enhance an organization’s security posture.

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Reasons to Hire a Red Team Assessor for the IT Infrastructure

Red team assessors are professional hackers who are hired to assess the IT Infrastructure of an organization. They are hired to evaluate and perform hacks on systems in a way a malicious hacker would perform an attack and break in into the systems. They basically simulate an attack to exploit gaps in the organization’s IT Infrastructure. This is precisely the way how a red team assessor evaluates the effectiveness of an organization’s security controls in place.


Want To Become A Red teamer? This Is What You Need To Know

Everyone loves buzz words, no? Red team is the newest (well... not that new) coolest thing on the streets of information security city and many cybersecurity pros want to jump right in and become involved in Red team activities at their company. However, there is more to being a Red team member than just signing up.

Red Team Assessment Overview

Penetration Testing is often the core element of an organisation's information security strategy. However, to fully understand whether your company is prepared to withstand a full-scale cyberattack, a Red Team engagement is the closest you will come to simulating an advanced persistent threat against your organisation. Our consultants are trained to rigorously test your organisation’s ability to detect and respond to the current threats posed to your industry.

How to use Atomic Red Team to test Falco rules in K8s

The best way to know if something works is to try it out. Ensuring that your security products are actually working is a fundamental task of routine maintenance. This is why it is so useful to use tools like Atomic Red Team that generate suspicious events based on ATT&CK techniques and see how Falco triggers alerts. In this blog, we will cover how to install and run the Atomic Red Team environment on a Kubernetes system for testing Falco rules.


What is a Cyber Crisis Simulation?

There are a variety of methods that an organization can implement to test its ability to withstand a cyberattack or another type of catastrophic situation. One such technique is to conduct a crisis simulation. The term crisis simulation is somewhat generic and seems awfully similar to other types of exercises organizations run to test their level of preparedness.


What is Red Teaming in Cyber Security? The Complete Guide

Red teaming is the practice of asking a trusted group of individuals to launch an attack on your software or your organization so that you can test how your defenses will hold up in a real-world situation. Any organization reliant on software – including banks, healthcare providers, government institutions, or logistics companies – is potentially vulnerable to cyberattacks, such as ransomware or data exfiltration.


Purple Team Exercises: Preparing a Cybersecurity Team for a Red Team Attack

This is the second in a series of blogs that describes the importance and inner workings of conducting Red and Purple Team exercises. Part 1 of this blog series gave an overview of how to properly conduct these drills. This blog examines the role Purple Teams play in an effective security testing strategy.