Analyzing the Threat Landscape

This course teaches how to compare, contrast, and categorize cybersecurity threats and threat profiles and perform ongoing threat landscape research to prepare for incidents.

2 videos  //  34 minutes of training

Course description

Now that you have a foundational understanding of the importance of risk management, you’re ready to begin meeting security problems head-on. You need to figure out just what and who it is you’re up against as you defend your organization from harm. The threat landscape is huge, diverse, and most important of all, ever-changing. By analyzing the very nature of threats to your organization, you can obtain crucial knowledge to aid in the active defense of your computing and network environments.

Course syllabus

Classify Threats and Threat ProfilesDuration: 14:05

This video explains the nature of threats and threat actors and their sources, motivations and intentions.

Perform Ongoing Threat ResearchDuration: 19:56

This video looks at sources for threat intelligence, commonly targeted resources and the latest vulnerabilities and exploits.

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Infosec believes knowledge is power when fighting cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with skills development and certifications while empowering all employees with security awareness and privacy training to stay cyber-safe at work and home.

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