Advanced Persistent Threat Toolkit

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Lead efforts in expanding and improving the development of processes, methodologies, and client communication methods for Advanced Persistent Threat detection, Threat Intelligence, Incident Response, and Vulnerability Analysis.

More Uses of the Advanced Persistent Threat Toolkit:

  • Orchestrate: mastery of methods, sources, tools, and subject matter pertaining to all source Cyber Threat Intelligence collection and analysis.

  • Lead: work closely with planners, intelligence analysts, and collection managers to ensure intelligence requirements and collection plans are accurate and up to date.

  • Supervise: device hardening/patching of Firewalls and Intrusion Detection systems/Intrusion Prevention systems (ids/ips).

  • Lead threat hunting activities to proactively search for threats in the enterprise environment.

  • Provide incident investigation, handling and documentation; ensure remediation steps / timelines are understood.

  • Systematize: direct daily operations of the technology department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.

  • Analyze classified and unclassified network to identify security vulnerabilities and Intrusion Detection parameters.

  • Ensure you standardize; lead the investigative process for network intrusions and other CyberSecurity Incidents to resolve the cause and extent of the attacks.

  • Develop techniques for conducting longitudinal analysis of malware and clustering into attribution back to threat actors.

  • Lead: creation of technically detailed reports on firewall block lists, device status, Change Management, hardware/software upgrades, and other areas.

  • Coordinate with all departments to ensure Cybersecurity control design is richly informed by current Threat Intelligence and Incident Response.

  • Standardize: proactively protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of organization data and Information Systems.

  • Confirm your corporation provides technical input into and analysis of strategic and tactical planning to ensure accurate and timely service deployments.

  • Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing Software Architecture to meet changing needs.

  • Govern: articulate proper feedback and support the Detection and Response teams in investigations.

  • Identify and escalate issues affecting the enterprise operations and defense per process and procedure.

  • Be accountable for utilizing industry best practices for security, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, and Change Control.

  • Support development, maintenance, and publishing of organization Information security policy, process and procedure.

  • Secure that your venture provides reporting and analysis to customers or managers with regards to vulnerabilities or remediation.

  • Ensure you convey; understand the lifecycle of the network threats, Attack Vectors, and network vulnerability exploitation.

  • Consume and analyze data from Cyber organizations; prepare and deliver Situational Awareness to IT Leadership.

  • Make sure that your design assess network layout and architecture in context of responding to incidents for response and recovery.

  • Minimize corporate risk by ensuring effective controls IP security, systems access, Advanced Persistent Threat, etc.

  • Coordinate and perform security Incident Response activities with affected teams to do the right thing for your customers and your organization.

  • Provide evaluation and feedback necessary for improving operational use, intelligence reporting and collection requirements when appropriate.

  • Be accountable for reviewing operational user requirements and taking appropriate steps to ensure successful delivery of technical capabilities.

  • Coordinate: implement security measures across your organizations IT infrastructure, and ensuring your data and network is effectively protected.

  • Maintain Situational Awareness of Cyber incidents and activity with appropriate partners via tools and reporting mechanisms.

  • Maintain Situational Awareness of Cyber activity and compliance in the IT industry by reviewing Open Source reporting for new vulnerabilities and malware.

  • Manage advanced analysis and Problem Solving skills to quickly identify causes and solutions for Cyber breaches.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Advanced Persistent Threat Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Advanced Persistent Threat related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Advanced Persistent Threat specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Advanced Persistent Threat Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Advanced Persistent Threat improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. How do you go about securing Advanced Persistent Threat?

  2. Are the measurements objective?

  3. How do you measure success?

  4. What are evaluation criteria for the output?

  5. What are the uncertainties surrounding estimates of impact?

  6. Who will provide the final approval of Advanced Persistent Threat deliverables?

  7. Have you achieved Advanced Persistent Threat improvements?

  8. Is there a high likelihood that any recommendations will achieve their intended results?

  9. Are the Advanced Persistent Threat requirements complete?

  10. At what point will Vulnerability Assessments be performed once Advanced Persistent Threat is put into production (e.g., ongoing Risk Management after implementation)?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Advanced Persistent Threat book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Advanced Persistent Threat self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Advanced Persistent Threat Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Advanced Persistent Threat areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Advanced Persistent Threat Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Advanced Persistent Threat projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Advanced Persistent Threat Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Advanced Persistent Threat project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Advanced Persistent Threat project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Advanced Persistent Threat project team have enough people to execute the Advanced Persistent Threat project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Advanced Persistent Threat project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Advanced Persistent Threat Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Advanced Persistent Threat project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Advanced Persistent Threat project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Advanced Persistent Threat project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Advanced Persistent Threat project with this in-depth Advanced Persistent Threat Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Advanced Persistent Threat projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Advanced Persistent Threat and put Process Design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Advanced Persistent Threat investments work better.

This Advanced Persistent Threat All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.