Threat intelligence sources & language

This course details the types of intelligence and their reliability, as well as the threat intelligence language.

Course description

In this course, we will look into what kind of intelligence you will find out in the wild, from open-source intelligence to closed-source and human intelligence. We will also explore how to categorize this intelligence by looking at the NATO admiralty codes. Finally, we will look at the threat intelligence language.


Types of intelligence

Video — 00:18:25

I’ll be talking about the types of intelligence, including open-source intelligence, human intelligence and cyber intelligence.

Open-source intelligence

Video — 00:32:30

I’ll be showing examples of open-source intelligence.

Closed-source intelligence

Video — 00:25:57

I’ll be showing examples of closed-source intelligence.

Human intelligence

Video — 00:17:47

I’ll be showing examples of human intelligence.

Signals intelligence, aka IOCs

Video — 00:25:40

I’ll be showing examples of signals intelligence with a focus on Indicators of Compromise (IoCs).

Reliability of intelligence & Admiralty Codes

Video — 00:20:05

I’ll be talking about how reliable intelligence gained can be and showing an example system (the Admiralty Code) to rate intelligence.

The threat intel lingo

Video — 00:26:52

I’ll be talking about the threat intelligence language in general and give examples on standards and publications that can help develop it.

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