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Hands-On Threat Modeling

Threat modeling is the primary security analysis task performed during the software design stage. Threat modeling is a structured activity for identifying and evaluating application threats and vulnerabilities. The security objectives, threats, and attacks modeling activities during the threat modeling are designed to help you find vulnerabilities in your application and the supporting architecture. You can use the identified vulnerabilities to help shape your design and direct and scope your security testing.

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Threat modeling allows you to consider, document, and discuss the security implications of designs in the context of their planned operational environment and in a structured fashion. It also allows consideration of security issues at the component or application level. The threat modeling course will teach you to perform threat modeling through a series of workshops, where our trainer will guide you through the different stages of a practical threat model.

With the decades of experience our instructors possess, they know that there is a gap between academic knowledge of threat modeling and the real world.

In order to minimize that gap we have developed practical Use Cases, based on real world projects. Each use case includes a description of the environment, together with questions and templates to build a threat model. Using this methodology for the hands-on workshops we provide our students with a robust training experience and the templates to incorporate threat modeling best practices in their daily work

Learning Objectives

Students will be challenged in groups of 3 to 4 people to perform the different stages of threat modeling on the following:

  • B2B web and mobile applications, sharing the same REST backend
  • An Internet of Things (IoT) deployment with an on-premise gateway and a cloud-based update service
  • OAuth scenarios for an HR application
  • Privacy of a new face recognition system in an airport
  • Get into the defenders’ head – modeling points of attack against a nuclear facility
hands-on-threat-modeling
  • LEVEL

Intermediate

  • FORMAT

Live-Online & In-Person

  • LOCATION

Hybrid (Live Online & In-Person), Live Online, Columbia, MD, Client Site

  • DURATION

3 days

  • TARGET AUDIENCE

software developers, architects, system managers or security professionals

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should be familiar with basic knowledge of web and mobile Applications, databases & Single sign on (SSO) principles.

Why choose the Center for Cyber Security Training

Interactive, classroom-based learning

Subject matter experts

Trusted by US government agencies

I really enjoyed the course! It was interesting to see a different perspective on penetration testing and ways of progressing from recon to initial access to escalating privilege and lateral movement.

- Robert L., Washington, DC

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Upcoming Training Sessions

September 14-16, 2021 (Columbia, MD)

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