AuthorRed Team Journal

Managing the Engagement Model (Link)


All adversarial assessments (red teaming, pentesting, threat modeling) knowingly or unknowingly employ an engagement model, defined here as a set of implicit and explicit parameters governing the nature, scope, and procedures of the assessment. Managing the engagement model is a key to success in nearly all forms of adversarial assessment. Ignoring and skipping aspects of the model can lead to...

Red Teaming Myth #7


The myth: Red teaming is rooted in normative standards of rational decision making. This one’s a bit tricky.       Decision science, operations research, systems analysis, risk analysis—each has its place, and each can, when applied judiciously, enhance decision quality. These traditionally “rational” forms of analysis underpin much of what we’ve termed...

Training and Event Updates


Some of you have probably noticed the change in the RTJ Training and Events page: we’ve moved the courses over to Reciprocal Strategies and dropped the two-day “Becoming Odysseus” course. We’re now offering the one-day “Circle and Square” course and the two-hour “Dragon and Knight” courses. Both are available to teams of five or more. We might consider offering an open-registration “Dragon...


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