Why We Need More Blue Team Voices at the Table


I’m going to tell you one of the dirty secrets of enterprise cybersecurity. There are a lot of practitioners that secretly wish their company would get attacked.

Because at least then, someone would listen to them.

These people tend to reside on what we frequently refer to as the blue team. In cybersecurity exercises and simulations, blue team members are the defenders, tasked with keeping their mortal enemies out of corporate networks. In the real world, the blue team is cybersecurity. They are the operational masters, and they comprise most available cybersecurity jobs.a