Running your own threat intelligence program

In this course, we will take a look at working in and running a threat intelligence program and how to manage vendors, stakeholders and analysts.


  • Threat Intelligence project guidance File — 00:10:00
  • Project Hints and Solutions File — 02:00:00
  • Project walkthrough Video — 00:01:45
    • Apply your threat intelligence knowledge with this project. Watch this video and then download the instruction file.

  • Project hints Video — 00:04:53
    • Feeling stuck? Here’s some hints.

  • Threat intelligence life cycle Video — 00:19:30
    • I’ll introduce the threat intelligence life cycle as a concept to run threat intelligence teams.

  • Planning & direction Video — 00:21:32
    • I’ll talk about the Planning and Direction phase of the threat intelligence life cycle in detail.

  • Collection Video — 00:09:09
    • I’ll talk about the Collection phase of the threat intelligence life cycle in detail.

  • Analysis Video — 00:09:15
    • I’ll talk about the Analysis phase of the threat intelligence life cycle in detail.

  • Production Video — 00:14:14
    • I’ll talk about the Production phase of the threat intelligence life cycle in detail.

  • Dissemination, feedback & measuring success Video — 00:10:50
    • I’ll talk about the Dissemination & Feedback phase of the threat intelligence life cycle in detail and talk about how to measure success.

  • Organizational maturity Video — 00:09:06
    • I’ll talk about how your wider organizational maturity impacts threat intelligence and how to create and follow processes.

  • Choosing & managing the right vendor Video — 00:09:33
    • I’ll talk about vendor management and a bit about choosing the right vendor for your intelligence goals.

  • Vulnerability management Video — 00:15:43
    • Vulnerabilities are the priority of many threat intelligence teams’ work. I’ll talk a bit about vulnerability management from a threat intelligence and organizational perspective.

  • Tasking & managing analysts Video — 00:09:47
    • I’ll talk about analysts: how to task and manage them.


Course description

We will go over working in and running a threat intel program by taking the threat intelligence life cycle as a basis. We will also look at how your organization’s maturity defines your likely threat intel goals and work. Finally, we will go over vendor a

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