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Effective purple team exercises start with strong security practices to yield efficient exercise results that improve your organization's overall security strength. Purple team exercises can be challenging due to the timeframes and resources required
to conduct the exercises, deliver the findings, and remediate and reassess the issues. While planning the exercise, make sure your security strategy is built on a framework that includes a system of standards, guidelines and best practices. A solid
security framework sets the stage for a strong, cohesive purple team exercise that won’t leave your team scrambling to locate resources.
Set your team up for successful purple team exercises that are cost-efficient and effective with the
following security basics already in place. This piece features a detailed checklist with recommended prerequisites for security teams to participate in and benefit from purple team exercises.
READ: Threat Hunting 101: Understand the Basics
READ: How to Formalize Your Vulnerability Management Program
READ: Strategies for Building an Effective Purple Team
To build readiness for purple team exercises and collaborate toward uniform security goals, make sure the essential fundamental security framework pieces are already in place for a maximum utilization of available time and resources. You’ll be able
to successfully conduct organized and less chaotic purple team exercises and resolve any challenges associated with testing and remediation.
A clear purple team checklist helps to organize the exercise and keeps the teams working together to yield the desired results that uncover vulnerabilities and strengthen the organization.
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