In Chapter 13, Leveraging Threat Intelligence, there was a brief exploration of the MITRE ATT&CK framework, as it pertains to the incorporation of threat intelligence into incident response. The MITRE ATT&CK framework is also extremely useful in the initial planning and execution of a threat hunt. The MITRE ATT&CK framework is useful in a variety of areas in threat hunting, but for the purposes of this chapter, the focus will be on two specific use cases. First will be the use of the framework to craft a specific hypothesis. Second, the framework can be utilized to determine likely evidence sources that would produce the best indicators.

The first use case, crafting the hypothesis, can be achieved through an examination of the ...

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