Our Services

We Help Build Best In-Class Security Operations

We are experts in developing and improving security operations capabilities, increasing our client's readiness against attack. We leverage our deep experience and knowledge of adversary techniques to support our clients, all the way from point-in-time assessments improving specific defensive capabilities, to serving as the trusted advisor and partner driving improvements across the entire security operations program.

Who we are

Our Specialty is Understanding Adversary Tradecraft

Our experience across hundreds of government, defense industry, financial, and healthcare environments has taught us that the most vital component of a robust security posture is understanding how adversaries will operate against the organization's enterprise environment. We build our services around that perspective, focused on analyzing and improving detection capabilities and validating defensive efforts through attack simulation. We believe that technical capabilities have their place, but the human component to any security program is absolutely critical. Our objective is to train and arm our clients with the knowledge of how the effective use of the interlocking components of their security program provide a robust security posture and readiness against sophisticated attacks.

Our assessments focus on adversary capabilities and techniques present in the “real world,” translating risk into actions an organization can achieve. Our advisory services are designed not to just help the organization install another technology, but to help improve detection and response capabilities over time, keeping our clients informed of adversary capabilities and preventing effective operations of advanced threat actors.

What to Expect

“Assume Breach”

The question is not whether you will be breached, but when. We focus on helping effectively detect and eradicate the adversary before they can impact the organization.

Pioneering Industry Capabilities

Our team is at the cutting edge of developing and demystifying new attacks and techniques

Transparent Approaches

We are transparent in every service we execute; every engagement is a learning opportunity

Industry Experts

You can benchmark the caliber of our team members simply by listening to our talks, reading our content, or utilizing the tools we produce.

Tailored Execution

Every service is effectively built and best suited to the specifics of your environment

Actionable Deliverables

We strive for actionable results focused on improving organizational security

Our Services

Program Development

Whether you are building new adversary detection and simulation teams or looking to mature existing competencies, we provide an effective approach focused on comprehensively integrating technical components into the overall security operations program, ensuring robust prevention, detection, and response capabilities. SpecterOps team members bring extensive experience from finance, healthcare, military, intelligence community, and federal programs. Leveraging lessons learned building and supporting teams across these diverse environments, we tailor our approach to your capability development and maturation needs. Save the wasted effort of months of ineffective trial and error by focusing your approach on building transparent, effective, and repeatable capabilities that measurably improve organizational security.

Developing Capabilities
Expert Support

It can be difficult to build out or grow a new adversary simulation and detection capability without prior experience. Whether you are trying to stand up an internal Penetration Testing, Red Team, Threat Hunting, or Detection program, SpecterOps has the background to ensure your success. We work to ensure there are attainable goals and metrics and design a path to success. We strive to build a program that is owned and operated by you, not continually dependent on us, meeting your organization needs and avoiding common pitfalls plagued by many organizations.

Detection Program Development
Identify gaps between current operational capabilities and strategic objectives, including staff skillsets, technical capabilities, and program support infrastructure. Develop and execute a strategic plan with a roadmap for bringing current capabilities to desired outcomes.
Evaluate internal adversary simulation and assessment capabilities against program objectives. Support capability development through skillset development, operational training, technical maturation, documentation and communications strategies.


SpecterOps provides a third-party adversary focused perspective of your enterprise environments. Leveraging expertise built through years of experience and assessments across industries and hundreds of environments, our operators use our understanding of advanced Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) to effectively assess and improve your security posture and ability to respond to today's sophisticated attacks.

Penetration Testing
Red Team Engagements
Purple Team Assessments
Maturity Assessments
AD Attack Path Assessment

The objective of our penetration tests is to assist the organization in understanding the full impact of a potential breach and evaluate how effective security controls work to protect the most critical assets. Our team of experts will work with you to design an engagement that will achieve the greatest impact on assessing your risk visibility into your environment. Our experience enables us to execute a methodology while also assuring testing is cost-effective and timely.

The difference in our penetration testing approach is that we focus on impact objective driven testing. Whether we are attempting to access sensitive information, breach security boundaries, or access management systems, you can be sure that our time is efficiently spent on comprehensively testing your organization's capability to protect critical assets.

Network Penetration Testing
Assess the effectiveness of enterprise environment defenses against advanced adversaries attempting to gain access to sensitive data and resources through internal or external attack vectors
Assess the effectiveness of the application stack's defenses against advanced adversaries attempting to gain access to sensitive data and resources through authenticated and unauthenticated attacks
Evaluate the defensive capabilities of complex, specialized, and cutting-edge technology stacks in securing critical assets and detecting advanced attacks
All our engagements are designed to provide an technically experienced, unbiased, third-party perspective of the security posture presented by in-scope systems
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