Best Practice Report

Purple Teams Upskill Red And Blue Teams

Programs Improve When Attackers And Defenders Work Together

April 4th, 2023
With contributors:
Merritt Maxim , Zachary Dallas , Demi Starks


Many security and risk (S&R) professionals view purple team exercises as an alternative to penetration tests and red team exercises, but each exercise requires different kinds of preparation and delivers different outcomes. Read this report to learn what a purple team is, understand its value, and see which type of evaluation can best meet your security assessment program’s specific needs.

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