We hacked the system to show how vulnerable it was to hackers. We
broke into the gallery and removed the priceless art work to show how
weak the security was. We inserted an operative to show how easy it
was to infiltrate the organisation.
A Tiger Team is set up to test ones own defences. A bit more
aggressive than a mystery shopper or unannounced inspection /audit but
with the same aim, these can be equally as embarrassing for management.
The individual commissioning the Tiger Team usually has their own
agenda in other words they want the team to successfully expose
weaknesses. Whilst claiming that this information will be used to
improve and address previously unrecognised vulnerability, in reality
this is a power grab, a way of discrediting a rival and advancing ones
Blair Mcpherson www.blairmcpherson.co.uk