What is a Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst?
A Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst is a position that helps create battle-ready threats posture for your organization working with IT, cybersecurity team, management, and CCISO. The CTIA is key to staying ahead on a cybersecurity battlefield.
Information Security Organization Structure
Role of Threat Analyst in Threat Intelligence Lifecycle:
1) Collection: In the collection phase Threat Analyst collects data types and sources of information. In addition to commonly collecting forms of threat data, i.e., malicious IPs and domains, vulnerability data such as personally identifiable information, and information from news and social media sources.
2) Processing: In the processing phase, the Threat Analyst performs sorting, filtering, indexing on raw data. They also format and structure raw data.
3) Analysis: In the analysis phase, the Analyst takes the result of several tools, data sources and combines those data points on a per-host basis, performing, investigating, and analyzing data.
4) Dissemination: Deliver the intelligence to the intended consumers at different levels:
Responsibilities of Threat Analyst:
Threat Analyst is responsible for maintaining the execution of the Cyber Threat Diagnostic service offering within the Intelligence Capability Development team. The Threat Analyst is accountable for processing, organizing, and analyzing incident indicators retrieved from the client environment, as well as correlating said indicators to various intelligence holdings. The Threat Analyst is also responsible for assisting in the coordination with internal teams and creating engagement deliverables.
Skills and Qualification for Threat Analyst Job Roles:
Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: network security principles, host-based security principles, network and system administration, forensic analysis principles
Companies/Organizations Hiring Threat Analysts:
As per Indeed salary estimate, the average salary ranges from approximately $53,812 per year to $55,541 per year for an Intelligence Analyst. While drafting this blog, the following companies hiring for the Threat Analysts position:
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