Red Team

10 Benefits of Red Teaming

1   Red Teaming is an excellent training tool.  It teaches skills to security officers that enable them to handle threats on an ongoing basis so that when the officer is confronted with ‘the real deal’ he already has experience under his belt.  Without red teaming, the officer has neither the skills nor the experience…

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Sixteen Years of Predictive Profiling

Back in 2002, I was driving with a colleague to see a client in Palmdale, California, a couple hours’ drive outside of Los Angeles.  This was only a few months after 9/11 when the country and the world were looking for an understanding of and solutions to the specter of terrorism.  We were talking about…

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Northern Cape Challenge

  This winter, Chameleon Associates is taking a proactive stance. Rather than wait for Santa to arrive, we are going to him.       A Dutch Chameleon Associates team departs on December 8th for the Arctic Circle; the trek is in support of an International Red Cross initiative to bring together families separated by…

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12 to Consider when Choosing a Security Consultant

The right security consultant can offer invaluable service and guidance to help make a protected environment safer and more secure.  But not all consultants are created equally.  What’s more, the conventional playbook is definitely not the most effective one.  To our mind, thinking outside the box is mandatory.  Here’s what to look for: 1       Holistic…

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Role Playing for Red Team Testing

A key element of security training is testing.  And the best testing is in the form of red teaming or simulated adversarial tests.  You may already be familiar with the kind of red teaming that the TSA does, where for example, their agents try to infiltrate a weapon onto a flight.  There is much more…

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