Blue Team

Red and Blue Team Exercises to test your Cybersecurity program strengths, identify weaknesses and exercise it for fitness.
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A Blue Team is a group that defends an enterprise’s information systems when mock attackers (i.e., the Red Team) attack, typically as part of an operational exercise conducted according to rules established and monitored by a neutral group (i.e., the White Team). Also, a group that conducts operational vulnerability evaluations and recommends mitigation techniques to customers who need an independent technical review of their cybersecurity posture.In simpler terms, the Blue Team is a group of individuals that analyzes information systems to identify security flaws and verify effectiveness of security measures.

What Does This Mean For An SMB?

Your business needs to take proactive measures today to first reduce its chances of being hit by ransomware, phishing, or other cybersecurity attacks. Secondly, validate backups and disaster recovery plans are current and functioning in case you end up hit with ransomware. CyberHoot recommends the following best practices to avoid, prepare for, and prevent damage from these attacks:

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Related Terms: Red Team, White Team, Red Team Exercise

Source: CNSSI 4009

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