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Cyber Threat Intelligence 101 w/ Wade Wells

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October 17, 2023 @ 8:30 am 5:00 pm MDT

Course Length: 8 Hours
Format: In-Person or Virtual

Includes: Six months of complimentary access to the Antisyphon Cyber Range, certificate of participation.


  • In-Person: $725
    Includes In-Person Conference Ticket
  • Virtual: $445
    Includes Virtual Conference Ticket
Wade Wells
Wade Wells


150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD 57732 United States
(605) 722-4800
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Course Description

Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) is a crucial component in the fight against malicious cyber actors. This entry-level course is designed to provide an overview of CTI, its importance, and how it is used to detect, prevent, and support others against cyber threats. The course covers the basics of CTI, including how to create intelligence, augmenting other teams with intelligence,  threat modeling, and the tools and techniques used to collect and analyze data. You will also learn about the intelligence cycle, which includes the steps involved in CTI collection, analysis, and dissemination.

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the CTI field and is perfect for anyone who wants to understand the importance of CTI and how it is used to protect organizations from cyber threats. By the end of the course, you will have a strong foundation in CTI and be able to contribute to an organization’s cyber security efforts.

Key Takeaways

  • Understanding what Intelligence is and isn’t.
  • The different types of intelligence.
  • Cognitive biases
  • Threat modeling
  • Creating priority intel requirements
  • What the Intelligence life cycle is and how to use it.
  • Cyber security frameworks
  • How to create intelligence for free or low budget.

Who Should Take This Course

  • Security Analysts
  • Security Engineers 
  • Leaders looking to understand what intel can do for them
  • General security practitioners 

What Students Will Be Provided

Cheat Sheets, further studying info, and guides.

Course Syllabus

1.0 Defining CTI
2.0 Threat Modeling/Landscaping/Threat Actors
3.0 Priority Intel Requirements
4.0 Intelligence Life Cycle
5.0 Frameworks
6.0 Providing intelligence

Audience Skill level

This course is designed for individuals with a basic understanding of information security and how the internet works.

What Each Student Should Bring

Students only need a computer, access to the internet, office programs for word documents and spreadsheets.

Course Author & Instructor

Wade Wells
Wade Wells

Wade Wells is a passionate infosec practitioner with a love for threat intelligence. He has worked primarily in the Financials sector doing threat intelligence and threat hunting. He holds several SANS certs, a master’s degree from Georgia Tech in Information Security, and is a board member of BSides San Diego.