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Testing

Boosting Network Security: Uncovering Vulnerabilities Like A Hacker

Red Team Testing, as its name implies, involves evaluating an organization's network by simulating hacking attempts. The Red Team comprises skilled professionals who undertake the role of genuine malicious threat actors, with the goal of penetrating the organization's systems.

In the world of cybersecurity, Red Teaming is a strategic approach where a dedicated team of experts takes on the role of malicious threat actors, attempting to breach an organization's network. Unlike traditional testing methods, real-world hackers have no boundaries or set rules; they employ a wide range of tactics to exploit vulnerabilities and gain unauthorized access. In some cases, their passive attacks can persist undetected within an organization for extended periods.

One prevalent technique for infiltrating an organization's external security is the combination of social engineering and phishing. Exploiting the human factor, attackers employ numerous strategies to breach the first line of defense. Once inside, these hackers can potentially compromise sensitive data, deploy ransomware, or exploit an organization's valuable resources.

As organizations expand in size, their attack surface grows, making it more challenging to effectively secure and monitor all endpoints and users. While penetration testing is a valuable security method, it often concentrates on specific assets with predefined scopes.

How Does Edibbee's Red Team Work?

Our Red Team testing approach is designed to emulate real-time attacks on organizations. We adhere to the ATT&CK Framework, a comprehensive knowledge base that encompasses adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) derived from the real-world experiences of both red and blue teams.

Reconnaissance

Reconnaissance

This involves a thorough examination of multiple facets within the environment to identify interconnected vulnerabilities and potential exposure points.

Payload & Delivery

Payload & Delivery

It involves delivering malware, ransomware, and viruses through email, social media, and web content as rogue delivery methods.

Exploitation

Exploitation

This aids in identifying the environment's most vulnerable areas to potential risks.

Installation

Installation

It aims to discover areas for covertly adding rogue devices, including WiFi, servers, and IoT devices, without detection across the environment.

Command & Control

Command & Control

Identifying endpoints and servers susceptible to receiving unauthorized communication instructions from hackers.

Actions On Objectives

Actions On Objectives

Establishing goals to assess the effectiveness of response capabilities and defense mechanisms throughout the environment

 Post-Engagement Reporting

Post-Engagement Reporting

The post-engagement report will include recommendations for remediation, improving adaptive controls, security measures, and incident response protocols.

The Red Team security assessment is a potent method for uncovering an organization's security weaknesses, including those that may be concealed. Through our Red Team assessment, we aim to bolster your organization's security by revealing potential vulnerabilities, helping you elevate your security as anticipated.

Red Team Assessment Process

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Scoping

  • Tailoring testing to suit the specific requirements of the environment.

Reconnaissance

  • Establishing boundaries and acquiring pertinent asset intelligence.

Scanning and Enumeration

  • Utilizing both manual testing and automated scans to pinpoint potential entry points.

Exploitation

  • Executing web application attacks and trying to actively exploit security weaknesses.

Documentation

  • Documenting the findings of attacks and security levels

Mitigation and Support

  • Closely working with relevant teams for mitigating all security vulnerabilities with best possible practice.

Why Red Team Testing?

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Risk Factor Assessment

Assessing risk factors and categorizing them into high and low-risk segments for mitigation purposes.

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Better Security Controls

Gaining insights into environmental risk factors and enhancing security controls as necessary.

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Combat Ready

Proficient in protection and detection methods to facilitate improved actions and decision-making during crises.

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Tracing Gaps

Spotting vulnerabilities and weaknesses susceptible to exploitation from a hacker's perspective.

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Efficiency Checked

Evaluating the effectiveness of the current system's response to security breaches.

Talk to our Red Team experts.

You're experts in your domain, and we're experts in ours. With Edibbee, you can have full confidence that your IT environment will remain secure, optimized, and operating seamlessly.

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  • Comprehensive analysis of exploitable security vulnerabilities and weaknesses.
  • Utilizing a top-performing industry tool for the assessment.
  • Providing a more accurate assessment of the implemented security system's effectiveness.
  • Recommending optimal mitigations for addressing vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborating closely with the internal IT team to rectify flaws and validate system improvements through retesting.

Frequently Asked Questions

Red Team Testing empowers organizations to assess their security readiness and resilience in the face of advanced cyber threats. It excels at uncovering vulnerabilities and weaknesses that conventional security assessments might miss. Through real-world attack simulations, organizations can take a proactive approach to pinpoint and remediate security gaps, ultimately enhancing their overall security defenses.

Determining the frequency of Red Team Testing is based on factors such as the organization's industry, risk tolerance, regulatory obligations, and the ever-changing threat landscape. While experts generally recommend an annual assessment, organizations facing elevated security risks or operating within heavily regulated sectors may opt for more frequent testing to maintain continuous security robustness.

When selecting a Red Team Testing service provider, consider the following criteria:

  1. Expertise and Track Record: Look for providers with a demonstrated history of successful Red Team Testing engagements, along with relevant certifications and qualifications.

  2. Reputation and Recommendations: Seek recommendations from trusted sources and review client testimonials to assess the provider's reputation and client satisfaction.

  3. Methodology and Alignment: Evaluate the provider's testing methods, tools, and techniques to ensure they align with your organization's goals and requirements.

  4. Industry Knowledge and Compliance: Verify that the provider possesses industry-specific expertise and is well-versed in relevant compliance regulations to address sector-specific risks and challenges.

  5. Communication and Reporting: Assess the provider's communication practices and the quality and clarity of their reports.

  6. Customization and Flexibility: Determine if the provider can tailor their services to meet your organization's unique needs.

  7. Collaboration and Post-Assessment Support: Confirm whether the provider offers post-assessment support to address identified vulnerabilities and enhance overall security.

 
 
 

Red Team testing typically has a broader scope compared to penetration testing. It involves multiple testers collaborating in a single engagement, encompassing various attack surfaces and methods, and includes multiple intrusion attempts over an extended timeframe.

The cost of Red Team testing is influenced by factors such as the duration and scale of the engagement, resource allocation, availability, and the subsequent remediation and retesting efforts.

The testing duration is contingent on the exercise's scope and objectives. Comprehensive testing typically spans one to two months, while more focused scenario-based operations can be executed in 12 to 15 days.

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