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Introduction to Threat Intelligence (C|TIA Prep)

by Christopher Rees

Threat intelligence is a crucial part of any cyber-security program, and there is a global shortage of threat intelligence analysts that is continuing to grow. This course introduces you to the skills necessary to function in this critical role.

What you'll learn

Threat intelligence is a critical component of cybersecurity and a tool that many companies don’t fully utilize. In this course, Introduction to Threat Intelligence (C|TIA Prep), you will understand how critical threat intelligence analysis is to a company's overall security posture. Additionally you will learn how threat intelligence analysts provide vitally important data that enables defenders, managers, and executives to make timely and accurate decisions.

First, you will understand what threat intelligence is, how it enhances all facets of a company's cyber-security program, and how it can be a major differentiator in today's hyper-competitive global marketplace. Next, you will learn the phases of the intelligence life cycle and how each phase is used to provide intelligence to the teams and leaders that need it most. Finally, you will learn about the various frameworks typically used and how they help guide decisions, shorten the information aggregation and dissemination timelines, and ultimately help organizations defend their networks from attack.

When you are finished with this course, you will have a good understanding of what threat intelligence is, why every company needs skilled, competent analysts and who could (and should) be consuming the information.

About the author

Chris is a professional information technologist, trainer, manager and lifelong learner. He is married with 3 beautiful children and interested in martial arts, working out, spending time with family and friends and being creative whenever possible. He has created a number of IT Certification training courses over the past 10 years and really enjoys helping people advance their careers through training and personal development.

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