Cyber Intelligence Foundations

This five-day course introduces the discipline of cyber intelligence with a focus on the cyber intelligence lifecycle. It covers current technology trends, common vulnerabilities and a review of noteworthy cyber breaches and adversary activity. It also summarizes relevant U.S. and international standards and policies.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Clearly define cyber security intelligence and articulate the importance and staffing of cyber threat intelligence (CTI) capability
  • Identify and develop source data for CTI
  • Explain the concepts and interactions between cyber key terrain, cyber security intelligence, quality assessments, indicators of compromise and threat modeling
  • Document threats effectively to develop raw data into minimally viable intelligence and write better intelligence reports
  • Detail ways to counter analytical biases and explain the FireEye Threat Model to better identify malware
  • Understand how intelligence analysts convert raw threat data into actionable intelligence

Who Should Attend

Managers of technical information security teams and analytic and technical professionals familiar with threat intelligence.

Prerequisites

Working understanding of basic information security principles and general understanding of threat intelligence.

What to Bring

Learners will need to bring a computer with Windows 7 or newer operating system installed, Core i5 or equivalent processor, 6 GB (preferably 8 GB) of RAM and 25 GB or more of free HDD space.

Virtual machines are acceptable provided at least 4 GB of RAM can be allocated. Learners must provide their own copies of and licenses for Windows.

Learners will receive a lab book and USB thumb drive containing all required class materials and tools.

Duration

5 days

Instructor-Led Training Instructor-Led Training

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