Course info
Sep 20, 2018
2h 14m

Threat modeling is an activity that can be performed by anyone that would like to create secure systems. Microsoft has released a free tool to assist with this task. In this course, Threat Modeling with the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool, you'll learn how to use the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool to perform application threat modeling. First, you'll discover that the software-centric threat modeling approach is greatly enhanced by taking advantage of the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool. Next, through practical demonstration, you'll see that the tool will automatically generate a listing of threats for you. Finally, you'll also learn the ability to personalize aspects of the threat modeling application so that it becomes ideal for your needs. By the end of this course, you'll be comfortable with using Microsoft’s Threat Modeling Tool to find threats associated with your applications.

About the author
About the author

Lee Allen is a penetration tester by trade. Lee has authored four books about penetration testing and has created several Pluralsight courses.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Lee Allen, and welcome to my course, Threat Modeling with the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool. I'm a security professional specializing in application security and I've been working in the security industry for more than 15 years. Did you know that you do not need to be a security professional in order to preform threat modeling? By leveraging tools such as the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool you automatically find potential threats by creating diagrams that describe the data flows of your applications. In this course, we're going to get you comfortable with using the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool with understanding the processes used to preform threat modeling for your applications and creating data flow diagrams using the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool. You're also going to learn about adding your own templates, threats, stencils, and threat properties during this course. By the end of all of this, you're going to have everything you need to start threat modeling your own applications, leveraging the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool. Now, that being said, before beginning this course, you should probably be familiar with the basic concepts of threat modeling. I hope that you'll join me on this journey to learn threat modeling with the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool course, at Pluralsight.