GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst Toolkit

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Do you have the skills and knowledge to configure and monitor Intrusion Detection? The GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst Toolkit address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics to prepare you to read and analyze the network.

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

Using the toolkit effectively will save you and your staff many hours of R&D time in writing the questions and templates to obtain the results needed to analyse the data collected.




STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst Self Assessment Toolkit containing 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 Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

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

Featuring new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst improvements can be made.

10 examples of the standard requirements:

  1. Are intrusion detection systems in place and configured to provide data, on demand, to identify sources of what could be a potential attack/intrusion at the network perimeter?

  2. Which types of signatures is used in an Intrusion Detection System to trigger on attacks that attempt to reduce the level of a resource or system, or to cause it to crash?

  3. Which is an intrusion detection system that monitors and analyses the internals of a computing system rather than the network packets on its external interfaces?

  4. Is sufficient attention given to the ability to defend against intrusions as well as the ability to recover and restore essential functions and services?

  5. Which should you apply to most effectively test the abilities of the intrusion detection tool and provide input to update the intrusion specifications?

  6. Has incident handling capability been incorporated into the system or investment, including intrusion detection monitoring and audit log reviews?

  7. What if correlated with more intrusion detection system hits than normal, more firewall hits than normal, more Web logon failures than normal?

  8. What checks and balances are implemented to ensure that data is kept private, and how are intrusions logged and communicated to the customer?

  9. Which is the structure designed to verify and authenticate the identity of individuals within the enterprise taking part in a data exchange?

  10. When using logging to maintain server security, which is the key element for intrusion detection and should be contained the server logs?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting.

Your GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Dashboard; with the GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst 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 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst 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 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst projects with the implementation resources:

  • Step-by-step GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst Project Management Form Templates covering the GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Quality Management Plan: What are your organizations current levels and trends for the already stated measures related to employee wellbeing, satisfaction, and development?

  2. Activity Duration Estimates: Is corrective action taken to bring GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project performance into line with the GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project plan?

  3. Cost Baseline: Have the actual milestone completion dates been compared to the approved schedule?

  4. Scope Management Plan: Have the procedures for identifying budget variances been followed?

  5. Risk Audit: Does your organization have or has considered the need for insurance covers: public liability, professional indemnity and directors and officers liability?

  6. Procurement Audit: Was additional significant information supplied to all interested parties?

  7. Activity List: What is the probability the GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project can be completed in xx weeks?

  8. Process Improvement Plan: To elicit goal statements, do you ask a question such as, What do you want to achieve?

  9. Change Management Plan: What is the most positive interpretation it can receive?

  10. Project Schedule: Are key risk mitigation strategies added to the GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project schedule?

Step-by-step and complete GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

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 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst 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 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst project with this in-depth GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst 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 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst 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 GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst investments work better.

This GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.