Red Team Lead

A Red Team Lead is responsible for managing and leading a group of ethical hackers or penetration testers who simulate cyberattacks on the organization’s systems, networks, and applications to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses. This role involves planning and executing red team exercises, collaborating with the Blue Team, and providing actionable insights to improve the organization’s security posture.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and implement red team strategies, tactics, and procedures to simulate cyberattacks on the organization’s systems, networks, and applications.
  2. Lead and manage a team of ethical hackers or penetration testers, providing guidance, mentorship, and performance evaluations.
  3. Plan, execute, and manage red team exercises, ensuring they align with the organization’s security objectives and priorities.
  4. Collaborate with the Blue Team to identify vulnerabilities, weaknesses, and potential improvements in the organization’s defenses.
  5. Analyze and report on the results of red team exercises, providing actionable insights and recommendations to the CISO and other stakeholders.
  6. Maintain knowledge of current and emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and best practices in cybersecurity.
  7. Participate in security awareness training and initiatives, promoting a strong security culture within the organization.

Overall Goals:

  1. Strengthen the organization’s security posture by identifying vulnerabilities and weaknesses through simulated cyberattacks.
  2. Improve the organization’s defenses by collaborating with the Blue Team and providing actionable insights.
  3. Support the organization’s overall cybersecurity strategy and risk management efforts.
Job Category: Security Operations Center

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