Chapter 3

Red Team Assessment

Red team assessment highlights the differences between penetration testing and red teaming, and showcases those differences in a three-part Venn diagram.


Nessus; Burp Suite; Incident response; social engineering


This diagram highlights one of the largest differences between penetration testing and red teaming. If we look at each of the vertical blocks as an individual target or potential target, you’ll see that we have web applications/web services, we’ve got various types of network infrastructure. We’ve got wireless testing, mobile applications, embedded systems, and so on. Really, in any kind of penetration ...

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