Most penetration testers are considered “red team,” while most defenders are considered “blue team.” Thus, the irony of a conventional penetration test is that these two groups are typically pitted against each other. When the red teams and blue teams are working together, you have what’s called a “purple team.” While purple-teaming has not always been a thing, it can be a win for both groups.
Purple-teaming has now become somewhat of a buzzword. However, the effort behind it has great merit and value. In this podcast, LBMC Information Security’s Bill Dean helps define purple-teaming, as well some of the benefits involved with the practice.
Listen, and discover these key takeaways:
- A brief description of purple-teaming
- How purple-teaming can be beneficial to both penetration testers and defenders
- Why your penetration tests are not the same as the collaboration involved with purple-teaming
- Reasons purple-teaming does not have to be an annual event
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