Cyber Threat Hunting Training

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Introduction

Cyber Threat Hunting Training workshop Course with hands-on labs (Online, Onsite and Classroom Live)

In this course, we will deep dive into “Threat hunting” and searching for threats and mitigate before the bad gay pounce. And we will craft a series of attacks to check Enterprise security level and hunt for threats. An efficient Threat hunting approach towards Network, Web, Cloud, IoT Devices, Command & Control Channel(c2), Web shell, memory, OS, which will help you to gain a new level of knowledge and carry out all tasks with complete hands-on.

This cyber threat hunting training course focuses on capturing the adversary’s ability to compromise a network, conduct lateral movement, establish command and control, tunnel, and exfiltrate data. Students identify covert communications, malicious activity, and other network data anomalies. Instructors use various open source and custom-developed remote interrogation techniques to analyze networking devices and supporting systems to include logging and alerts. Instructors present students with real-world situations and enable them to perform HUNT operations across a corporate network.

Duration: 3 days

Certification details:

The Certified Cyber Threat Hunting Professional (CCTHP) certification is designed to certify that candidates have expert-level knowledge and skills in cyber threat identification and threat hunting.

The CCTHP body of knowledge consists of five domains covering the responsibilities of a cyber threat hunter. The certification exam is a 50-question, traditional multiple-choice test. Questions are randomly pulled from a master list and must be completed in two hours. The five CCTHP domains are:

  • Cyber threat hunting definition and goals
  • Cyber threat hunting methodologies and techniques
  • Hunting for network-based cyber threats
  • Hunting for host-based cyber threats
  • Cyber threat hunting technologies and tools

What's included

  • Three days of expert training with an expert instructor
  • ENO Security courseware (physical textbooks available to purchase)
  • Certified Cyber Threat Hunting Professional (CCTHP) exam voucher
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
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  • We can adapt this Cyber Threat Hunting Training course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this Cyber Threat Hunting Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Cyber Threat Hunting Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Cyber Threat Hunting Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
Audience / Target Group

Understanding the process of threat hunting is useful to any number of different jobs and teams. Our Cyber Threat Hunting Boot Camp would be perfect for anyone who wants to know more about threat hunting and the current threat landscape, such as:

  • Penetration testers
  • Red team members and other white hats
  • Incident-response team members
  • Security analysts
  • Engineers specializing in network security or IT
  • Security consultants and auditors
  • Managers wanting to create threat-hunting teams within their own companies
Cyber Threat Hunting Training - Prerequisites:
  • Understanding of fundamental information security concepts
  • Working knowledge of networking devices and protocols
  • Exposure to pentesting and network monitoring tools and methodologies
  • Basic knowledge of Linux and Windows command line
Cyber Threat Hunting Training - Objectives:

After attending the Cyber Threat Hunting Training workshop, you will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Think tactically regarding cyber threat defense
  • Use threat intelligence to form your own hypotheses and begin the hunt
  • Anticipate and hunt down threats in your organization’s systems
  • Inspect network information to identify dangerous traffic
  • Understand the Hunting Maturity Model to measure your organization’s hunting capability
  • Learn how to find and investigate malware, phishing, lateral movement, data exfiltration and other common threats
Cyber Threat Hunting Training - Course Content:

Day 1

Introduction to cyber threat hunting

  • What is threat hunting?
  • Assumption of breach
  • The concept of active defense
  • Role of threat hunting in organizational security program
  • Threat hunting benefits

Threat hunting process

  • Preparing for the hunt: the hunter, the data, the tools
  • Creating a context-based hypothesis
  • Starting the hunt (confirming the hypothesis)
  • Responding to the attack
  • Lessons learned

Threat hunting methodologies

  • The Crown Jewel Analysis (CJA)
  • Cyber threat patterns and signatures
  • Utilizing threat intelligence
  • Threat hunting hypotheses: intelligence-driven, awareness-driven, analytics-driven

Day 2

Threat hunting techniques

  • Searching
  • Cluster analysis
  • Grouping
  • Stack counting

Preparing for the hunt

  • What data do you need and how to get it?
  • Host and network visibility
  • Data gathering and analysis tools
  • Commercial and open-source threat hunting solutions

The hunt is on

  • What threats can be hunted?
  • Introduction to IOCs and artifacts
  • IOCs and IOAs
  • Cyber kill chain

Hunting for network-based threats

  • Network hunting overview (networking concepts, devices and communications, hunting tools)
  • Hunting for suspicious DNS requests and geographic abnormalities
  • Hunting for DDoS Activity
  • Hunting for suspicious domains, URLs and HTML responses
  • Hunting for irregular traffic: misused protocols,
    port-application mismatches, web shells and other threats

Hunting for host-based threats

  • Endpoint hunting overview (Windows and Linux processes, file systems, registry, hunting tools)
  • Malware (types, common activities, AV evasion, detection and analysis tools and methods)
  • Hunting for irregularities in processes
  • Hunting for registry and system file changes
  • Hunting for filenames and hashes
  • Hunting for abnormal account activity (brute-force attacks, privileged accounts)
  • Hunting for swells in database read volume
  • Hunting for unexpected patching of systems

Day 3

Utilizing system and security event data

  • Event logs and IDs
  • Logging on Windows and Linux
  • SIEM
  • Using event data during hunts

Advanced threat hunting concepts

  • OODA (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) loop
  • Going beyond IOCs: hunting for advanced threats
  • Chokepoint monitoring
  • Deceptive technologies
  • Developing an effective threat-hunting program
  • Building customized threat-hunting tools
  • Threat hunting best practices and resources

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