Threat Intelligence Toolkit

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In collaboration with the Intelligence team, oversee acquisition and development of new tools to enhance the NBAs intelligence capabilities by identifying and reviewing intelligence and security vendors that enhance your intelligence collection efforts.

More Uses of the Threat Intelligence Toolkit:

  • Be accountable for maintaining awareness of the clients technology architecture, known weaknesses, the architecture of the security solutions used for monitoring, imminent and pervasive threats as identified by client threat intelligence, and recent Security Incidents.

  • Coordinate with Cyber Threat Intelligence and cyberSecurity Operations to ensure cybersecurity control design is richly informed by current threat intelligence and Incident Response.

  • Develop and refine Cyber Threat Intelligence collection and analysis processes, using technical and non technical, internal and external, threat intelligence sources.

  • Develop new Threat Intelligence Capabilities, identify requirements and collaborate with other security and Technology Teams on delivering solutions.

  • Coordinate with all departments to ensure cybersecurity control design is richly informed by current threat intelligence and Incident Response.

  • Collaborate with the Detection Infrastructure and Threat Intelligence Security teams to build solutions that are informed by and integrated with detection systems.

  • Devise: interface with security operational center (soc) management and related internal groups for review, production, and dissemination of content.

  • Collaborate with technical and threat intelligence analysts to provide indications and warnings, and contribute to predictive analysis of malicious activity.

  • Make progress with work with the Incident Response and Threat Intelligence teams to identify, consider and champion emerging Security Awareness trends.

  • Be certain that your organization supports information sharing and integration procedures across Information security through the exchange of threat intelligence and cybersecurity Vulnerability Assessment data.

  • Ensure you facilitate; 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.

  • Identify current and emerging Cyber Threats and trends on a variety of cybersecurity topics by researching and analyzing data/intelligence from cross organization sources.

  • Formulate demonstrate prepare, write and deliver internal threat intelligence reports and briefings about threat actors, attacks and vulnerabilities.

  • Ensure your focus is to curate, write and garner coverage on your security programs, threat intelligence and innovation stories to elevate your organization profile and brand in the market.

  • Develop tactical and strategic cyber intelligence from acquired threat intelligence and technical indicators from external and internal sources.

  • Develop informational and analytic products daily designed to increase Situational Awareness and advanced warning of current and emerging cybersecurity threats and risks.

  • Perform threat analysis utilizing advanced threat intelligence tools to detect anomalous activity that would pose a risk to your organization.

  • Warrant that your organization provides expertise and leadership to utilize threat intelligence and reporting capabilities to analyze data from multiple feeds to better detect and respond to cyber attacks and decrease risk to assets or data.

  • Head: continually maintain Situational Awareness and coordinate with threat intelligence groups to resolve high or critical severity level incidents.

  • Develop new Threat Intelligence Capabilities, identify requirements, and collaborate with other security and Technology Teams on delivering solutions.

  • Develop a cyber outreach program to engage key partners; identify and disseminate cybersecurity best practices to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Provide design and implementation workshops and deliverables of recorded future threat intelligence implementation and best uses in a customer environment.

  • Consolidate and conduct a comprehensive analysis of threat intelligence data obtained from classified, proprietary, and Open Source resources to provide indications and warnings of impending attacks against unclassified and classified networks.

  • Be accountable for understanding or contribution to any Open Source projects in the domains like SOC, Incident Response, Threat Intelligence, Threat Hunting, etc.

 

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Threat Intelligence 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 998 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Threat Intelligence improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 998 standard requirements:

  1. Do you apply threat intelligence to customer security alerts as part of your process for vetting or determining if an alert should be escalated to security event status and action taken?

  2. Is intelligence manpower throughout the systems lifecycle (based upon projected demands) expected to be available, suitable, and sufficient throughout the programs expected lifecycle?

  3. Are existing or projected geospatial intelligence (and supporting infrastructure) expected to be available, suitable and sufficient throughout the programs lifecycle?

  4. Is intelligence adequately shared so that I&A accurately analyses and produces timely and useful threat information about terror targets and tactics to its customers?

  5. Does your organization lack sufficient staff, threat intelligence, or analytical tools to accurately predict, detect, and effectively respond to cyber attacks?

  6. Who is responsible for implementing a threat intelligence program that integrates across your security technologies, teams, and executive cyber-Risk Decisions?

  7. Has your organization in the past year experienced a cyber Security Incident where threat intelligence played a significant role in detection and/or response?

  8. Does your organization test its Incident Response plan regularly and update it as needed based on Cyber Incidents that have occurred and Threat Intelligence?

  9. What challenges do the realm Hybrid Threats pose for the world of intelligence analysis and tradecraft, and how should intelligence departments adapt?

  10. What challenges does Hybrid Threats pose for the world of intelligence analysis and tradecraft, and how should intelligence departments adapt?


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 Threat Intelligence book in PDF containing 998 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Threat Intelligence 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 Threat Intelligence Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Threat Intelligence 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 Threat Intelligence 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 Threat Intelligence projects with the 62 implementation resources:

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Scope Management Plan: Are trade-offs between accepting the risk and mitigating the risk identified?

  2. Team Performance Assessment: If you have criticized someones work for method variance in your role as reviewer, what was the circumstance?

  3. Quality Audit: How does your organization know that its research programs are appropriately effective and constructive?

  4. Team Member Performance Assessment: How is the timing of assessments organized (e.g., pre/post-test, single point during training, multiple reassessment during training)?

  5. Human Resource Management Plan: Identify who is needed on the core Threat Intelligence project team to complete Threat Intelligence project deliverables and achieve its goals and objectives. What skills, knowledge and experiences are required?

  6. Procurement Management Plan: Are changes in scope (deliverable commitments) agreed to by all affected groups & individuals?

  7. Executing Process Group: Could a new application negatively affect the current IT infrastructure?

  8. Project Schedule: Eliminate unnecessary activities. Are there activities that came from a template or previous Threat Intelligence project that are not applicable on this phase of this Threat Intelligence project?

  9. Risk Audit: If applicable; does the software interface with new or unproven hardware or unproven vendor products?

  10. Team Directory: Process decisions: is work progressing on schedule and per contract requirements?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:


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 Threat Intelligence 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 Threat Intelligence project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Threat Intelligence 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 Threat Intelligence 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 Threat Intelligence investments work better.

This Threat Intelligence 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.