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Our red teaming assessments improve the readiness of your staff and technologies to respond to targeted cyberattacks by simulating real-world cyber threats.

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What is a Red Team Exercice?

Red team exercises are similar to penetration tests in terms of execution, as they replicate a real hacking scenario using the same techniques as hackers. However, red teaming differs from pentesting, as it is a much deeper assessment specifically designed to replicate a skilled and persistent attacker attempting to breach your cybersecurity by any means necessary, without focusing on a specific technology. It provides a better perspective of an organization’s current cybersecurity posture, as it directly challenges the effectiveness of employees and systems to detect and respond to a real-world cyberattack.

Red Team vs Purple Team vs Blue Team

These simulations provide differing perspectives on your organization’s ability to detect and respond to an active hacking attempt.

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Examples of Red Team Exercices

Generally aligned with an organization’s risk management strategy, red team exercices must be tailored to a specific objective. This means that each red team engagement presents different parameters and targets, each adapted to the desired outcome. Here are examples of red team projects:

Attempting to gain the credentials of a specific IT administrator through phishing emails to further infiltrate the organization's technologies.

Gaining unauthenticated access into the Office 365 tenant to intercept communications and conduct Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks.

Circumventing an internal network's detection systems to exfiltrate a mission-critical database.

Breaking out of an industrial network's segmentation to compromise smart production lines and cause denials of service.

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Red Teaming vs Penetration Testing

Although both assessments share the same general objective, both present different depths of analysis.
Penetration TestingRed Teaming
Shorter time dedicated to testingExtensive time dedicated to testing
Employees are informed of the testEmployees are generally not informed
Testers exploit known vulnerabilitiesTesters seek to find and exploit new vulnerabilities
Testing scope is pre-definedScope is flexible and spans across various systems
Each system is tested independentlySystems are tested simultaneously

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Our red team exercises are based on the MITRE ATT&CK framework in order to test your cybersecurity against adversary tactics and techniques deployed by the world’s most advanced hacking groups.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Penetration testing is essential to any business, but it remains a complex subject and choosing the right provider can be challenging. The following FAQ answers the most frequently asked questions to help you make an informed decision. Couldn’t find your answer? Ask an expert for free.

Penetration tests can be performed to meet various objectives. Meeting regulatory requirements (PCI, SOC2, etc.) and securing systems from cyberattacks following recent changes are among the most common use cases of pentesting.

The cost of a penetration test varies significantly according to a number of factors. For this reason, there is no established price range for this type of assessment. Each project is tailored to your objectives and your environment. To find out how much your penetration test would cost, reach out to our specialists to get a free quote.

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Manual penetration tests and fully automated scanners are the most common techniques to identify and fix cybersecurity vulnerabilities within your technologies. While many similarities exist between the two, they are often misinterpreted as the same thing, although they yield very different results.

Every professional in the industry agrees that cyber risks cannot be sufficiently mitigated by relying on automated scans alone. It can be a great starting point for those who lack the resources to undergo frequent manual tests, but should not be your only resort to test your cybersecurity.

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Upon completion of the test, your company receives a report detailing all of the findings. This document is broken down in several sections that are relevant for various stakeholders. A professional penetration testing report should always present the following items:

  • An executive summary that outlines the findings in a clear and concise language. This section should be easily understood by your non-technical staff and acts as a key component of your risk management strategy.
  • Vulnerability listing prioritized by risk level. 
  • Technical details of the identified vulnerabilities including their potential impact if exploited and supporting evidence (screenshots, HTTP requests, etc.).
  • Actionable recommendations to fix each identified vulnerability.
  • External references to facilitate the implementation of the recommended corrective measures.

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Various steps are taken by our specialists to prevent the potential impact of our tests on the stability of your technological environment and the continuity of your business operations.

Unless specifically instructed to, our specialists refrain from performing any disruptive types of attacks that can, for example, cause denial of service. Thereby, most of our clients are unable to perceive any impact of our tests due to the rigorous measures we deploy to conduct our projects as seamlessly as possible.

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Penetration Testing Resources

Here are some resources to help you plan your upcoming project:
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