Chapter 9

Performing Threat Management Activities

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Intelligence Types: This section covers tactical intelligence such as commodity malware, strategic intelligence such as targeted attacks, and operational intelligence such as threat hunting and threat emulation.

  • Actor Types: This section describes advanced persistent threats (APTs)/nation-states, insider threats, competitors, hacktivists, script kiddies, and organized crime.

  • Threat Actor Properties: This section covers time, money, supply chain access, vulnerabilities, capabilities/sophistication, and intelligence collection methods such as intelligence feeds, deep web, proprietary or open-source intelligence (OSINT), and human intelligence (HUMINT) ...

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