ARTICLES & INSIGHTS
Why a red team exercise delivers results
Technology has changed the way businesses fundamentally operate and work in an interconnected world which has enabled organisations to be more productive, efficient and provide a wider range of services. Whilst overall this is a good thing, it has created a significant number of threats and increased risks to organisations most prized assets: information and knowledge.
The potential consequences of a data attack or ‘hack’ should have CISOs and CIOs panicking. Part of having a solid information security program is to build in periodic testing. One of the most efficient ways to test your environment is to simulate a real-world attack or as Dionach and other cyber security testing companies would call, a Red Team Attack.
The following case study highlights the benefits of a red team assessment and provides an example of a recent engagement.