“We offer a combination of both Red & Blue team capabilities (hence the name “Purple Team”) and, in the process, improve the effectiveness of both. However, we would caution against a too-literal interpretation of the terms ‘Purple’ or ‘Team’ – think of it rather as an external help that enables your organization to be more effective in security. The effectiveness of both your red & blue teams, if you have them. If not, it is a substitute for both.

The image alongside, by April Wright, tells you how we think about ourselves. Daniel Meissler’s excellent article outlines the finer differences between the various teams.”