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Purple teaming is in its infancy as an operational concept. This paper expands the generally understood definition of purple teaming to a new paradigm of collaborative, continuous assessment that helps cybersecurity teams achieve their ultimate shared goal: detection and response to improve their organizational cybersecurity.

Effective purple teaming addresses:

  • Terminology, definitions and assumptions
  • Problems with the red team vs. blue team status quo
  • An expanded concept of purple teaming
  • Solutions for adopting a purple-teaming paradigm