Chapter 1: Introduction to Cyber Threat Intelligence, Analytical Models, and Frameworks

Generally speaking, there are a few "shiny penny" terms in modern IT terminology – blockchain, artificial intelligence, and the dreaded single pane of glass are some classic examples. Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) and threat hunting are no different. While all of these terminologies are tremendously valuable, they are commonly used for figurative hand-waving by marketing and sales teams to procure a meeting with a C-suite. With that in mind, let's discuss what CTI and threat hunting are in practicality, versus as umbrella terms for all things security.

Through the rest of this book, we'll refer back to the theories and concepts that we will cover here. This ...

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