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Overview

Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (C|TIA) is a training and credentialing program designed and developed in collaboration with cybersecurity and threat intelligence experts across the globe to help organizations identify and mitigate business risks by converting unknown internal and external threats into known threats. It is a comprehensive specialist-level program that teaches a structured approach for building effective threat intelligence.

The program was based on a rigorous Job Task Analysis (JTA) of the job roles involved in the field of threat intelligence. This program differentiates threat intelligence professionals from other information security professionals. It is a highly interactive, comprehensive, standards-based, intensive 3-day training program that teaches information security professionals to build professional threat intelligence.

More than 40 percent of class time is dedicated to the learning of practical skills, and this is achieved through EC-Council labs. Theory to practice ratio for C|TIA program is 60:40, providing students with a hands-on experience of the latest threat intelligence tools, techniques, methodologies, frameworks, scripts, etc. C|TIA comes integrated with labs to emphasize the learning objectives.

The C|TIA lab environment consists of the latest operating systems including Windows 10 and Kali Linux for planning, collecting, analyzing, evaluating, and disseminating threat intelligence.

Audience

Any cyber security professional who needs to understand how to gather large amounts of relevant threat information from a multitude of intelligence sources which can then be analyzed to provide threat intelligence that accurately predicts the potential threats that an organization may encounter. These individuals may be fulfilling roles such as: Ethical Hackers, Threat Intelligence Analysts, Threat Hunters, SOC Professionals, Digital Forensic and Malware Analysts, Incident Response,

Skills Gained

After completing this course you should be able to understand:

  • Key issues plaguing the information security world
  • Importance of threat intelligence in risk management, SIEM, and incident response
  • Types of cyber threats, threat actors and their motives, goals, and objectives of cybersecurity attacks
  • Fundamentals of threat intelligence (including threat intelligence types, lifecycle, strategy, capabilities, maturity model, frameworks, etc.)
  • Cyber kill chain methodology, Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) lifecycle, Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs), Indicators of Compromise (IoCs), and pyramid of pain
  • Various steps involved in planning a threat intelligence program (Requirements, Planning, Direction, and Review)
  • Different types of data feeds, sources, and data collection methods
  • Threat intelligence data collection and acquisition through Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), Human Intelligence (HUMINT), Cyber Counterintelligence (CCI), Indicators of Compromise (IoCs), and malware analysis
  • Bulk data collection and management (data processing, structuring, normalization, sampling, storing, and visualization)
  • Different data analysis types and techniques including statistical Data Analysis, Analysis of Competing Hypotheses (ACH), Structured Analysis of Competing Hypotheses (SACH), etc.)
  • Complete threat analysis process which includes threat modeling, fine-tuning, evaluation, runbook, and knowledge base creation
  • Different data analysis, threat modeling, and threat intelligence tools
  • Threat intelligence dissemination and sharing protocol including dissemination preferences, intelligence collaboration, sharing rules and models, TI exchange types and architectures, participating in sharing relationships, standards, and formats for sharing threat intelligence
  • Effective creation of threat intelligence reports
  • Different threat intelligence sharing platforms, acts, and regulations for sharing strategic, tactical, operational, and technical intelligence

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • There are no hard set prerequsites for course attendance, however in order to apply to take the exam you must be able to show a minimum of 3 years working experience in information security or software design.

Outline

EC Council.pngInternational Council of E-Commerce Consultants, also known as EC-Council, is the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body. We operate in 145 countries globally and we are the owner and developer of the world-famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Testing (Practical) programs, among others. We are proud to have trained and certified over 200,000 information security professionals globally that have influenced the cyber security mindset of countless organizations worldwide.

“Our lives are dedicated to the mitigation and remediation of the cyber plague that is menacing the world today “

Jay Bavisi

President & CEO

EC-Council


Our certification programs are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security Administrator (ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester(LPT) program for meeting the 4011, 4012, 4013A, 4014, 4015 and 4016 training standards for information security professionals and most recently EC-Council has received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

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