Report 16 May 2022

How to Do Breach and Attack Simulations – Red, Blue, and Purple Teams - InBrief Analysis - Worldwide

Currently, many organizations are failing to detect sophisticated attacks because of ineffective security controls, gaps in their cybersecurity defenses and inherent software or systems insecurities. What’s more, malicious actors are constantly working on designing more and more sophisticated attacks. Therefore, it is more crucial than ever to ensure that information security works efficiently and fluidly. The organization of infosec into teams helps to solve this issue and to enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of an organization. For simplicity, each infosec team has its “color” defining its skillset, role, and responsibilities.



Management Summary


The Overall Organization of Infosec Teams

  • Red team
  • Blue team
  • Purple team
  • Yellow, green, and orange teams
  • White team
  • Black team
  • Red team – work and methods
  • Blue team – work and methods
  • Purple team – work and methods
  • Yellow, orange and green teams - work
  • White team - work

PAC’s Recommendations

  • Recommendations for IT providers
  • Recommendations for IT users