Red Team

A Red Team is a non-hostile group or individual that challenges a system or an organization by simulating a potential adversary. This is done in order to uncover security vulnerabilities that are often not apparent to organizational insiders. The term comes from the cold war practice of US forces taking a Soviet, i.e. “red”, perspective.… Read More Red Team

Covert Operations – Common Misconceptions

This article will cover some of the more common misconceptions I’ve encountered among non-practitioners of covert operations (mainly those who want to employ covert operators). For those interested in getting tips for field operators, please check out my previous articles, Tips & Suggestions for Covert Operators and Tips & Suggestions for SD Operators. Overt—Low-Profile—Covert I… Read More Covert Operations – Common Misconceptions

Debrief: 2017

Well, it’s been another great year. There sure have been some crazy at times (and don’t get me started on politics…), but not unlike last year, this has been the best year yet for Protection Circle, and for me personally. The blog shot up to over 80,000 reads this year alone, and readership since its… Read More Debrief: 2017