From the Fall 2018 Issue

The Industrialization of Cybersecurity Red and Blue Teaming

Brian Contos
Chief Security Officer | Phosphorus Cybersecurity

The industrial revolution was brought on by purpose-built machinery and automation. A similar revolution has occurred in cybersecurity, leading to the industrialization of red and blue teaming. In large part, this industrialization has been realized through security instrumentation platforms (SIP).
Security Instrumentation Platforms
SIPs validate that a security system is working as needed: providing foundational security capabilities, and measuring, managing and improving security effectiveness. This is accomplished across five key areas:

  • Enabling the safe execution of real attacks to validate production security mechanisms to determine what’s working, what’s not, and how to fix . . .

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