Red Team operations aim to challenges an organization to improve its effectiveness by assuming an adversarial role or point of view and simulating a targeted cyber-attack.
This activity involve organizing and executing a strategic plan that aim to exfiltrate sensitive data or specific assets from the targeted organization. With the purpose of verify preventive, detective, recuperative and resilience capacities of the organization.
Of all the available types of cyber security assessment, a simulated targeted cyber-attack is as close as you can get to understanding how prepared your organization is to defend against a skilled, patient and persistent hacker.
Red Team operation services are offered in a low volume, depending on the targeted organization size it can last from one to six months.
Often the first step of this activity involves gathering informations about the target organization, in order to assembly a strategic plan of an attack scenario. Then the calculated scenario will be shared, discussed and improved with the informed team members before the true begin of the activity.
In order to be effective, a Red Team operation require that the targeted employees or group aren’t previously informed about the activity.
Like penetration testing service Red Team operation aim to provide a detailed report about all the vulnerabilities and weak points found during the activity and how they were exploited.