Applied Threat Analysis

Course Number: 95-889

Department: Heinz College

Location: Pittsburgh

Units: 6

Semester Offered: Summer

Cyber Threat Analysts fuse several data types to provide industry and government with strategic analysis for decision makers. There is a strong need for students to develop the capability to understand cyber threats and provide actionable intelligence. This course deconstructs what governments and industry define as cyber threats by providing students with a deep understanding of vulnerabilities, exploits, malware, network communications, and actors. In addition to expanding the knowledge base of threats, the course expands the technical understanding of indicators of compromise.

Syllabus

https://api.heinz.cmu.edu/courses_api/course_detail/95-889/

Class format

Lecture and project-based

Home department

Heinz

Target audience

Students interested in understanding cyber threats and providing actionable intelligence.

Background required

None

Learning objectives

This course deconstructs what governments and industry define as cyber threats by providing students with a deep understanding of vulnerabilities, exploits, malware, network communications, and actors.

Faculty and instructors who have taught this course in the past

Kyle O’Meara