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Learn everything you need to know to respond to advanced cybersecurity incidents through threat hunting using threat intelligence

Key Features

  • Understand best practices for detecting, containing, and recovering from modern cyber threats
  • Get practical experience embracing incident response using intelligence-based threat hunting techniques
  • Implement and orchestrate different incident response, monitoring, intelligence, and investigation platforms

Book Description

With constantly evolving cyber threats, developing a cybersecurity incident response capability to identify and contain threats is indispensable for any organization regardless of its size. This book covers theoretical concepts and a variety of real-life scenarios that will help you to apply these concepts within your organization.

Starting with the basics of incident response, the book introduces you to professional practices and advanced concepts for integrating threat hunting and threat intelligence procedures in the identification, contention, and eradication stages of the incident response cycle. As you progress through the chapters, you'll cover the different aspects of developing an incident response program. You'll learn the implementation and use of platforms such as TheHive and ELK and tools for evidence collection such as Velociraptor and KAPE before getting to grips with the integration of frameworks such as Cyber Kill Chain and MITRE ATT&CK for analysis and investigation. You'll also explore methodologies and tools for cyber threat hunting with Sigma and YARA rules.

By the end of this book, you'll have learned everything you need to respond to cybersecurity incidents using threat intelligence.

What you will learn

  • Explore the fundamentals of incident response and incident management
  • Find out how to develop incident response capabilities
  • Understand the development of incident response plans and playbooks
  • Align incident response procedures with business continuity
  • Identify incident response requirements and orchestrate people, processes, and technologies
  • Discover methodologies and tools to integrate cyber threat intelligence and threat hunting into incident response

Who this book is for

If you are an information security professional or anyone who wants to learn the principles of incident management, first response, threat hunting, and threat intelligence using a variety of platforms and tools, this book is for you. Although not necessary, basic knowledge of Linux, Windows internals, and network protocols will be helpful.

Table of Contents

  1. Incident Response with Threat Intelligence
  2. Contributors
  3. About the author
  4. About the reviewer
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: The Fundamentals of Incident Response
  7. Chapter 1: Threat Landscape and Cybersecurity Incidents
  8. Chapter 2: Concepts of Digital Forensics and Incident Response
  9. Chapter 3: Basics of the Incident Response and Triage Procedures
  10. Chapter 4: Applying First Response Procedures
  11. Section 2: Getting to Know the Adversaries
  12. Chapter 5: Identifying and Profiling Threat Actors
  13. Chapter 6: Understanding the Cyber Kill Chain and the MITRE ATT&CK Framework
  14. Chapter 7: Using Cyber Threat Intelligence in Incident Response
  15. Section 3: Designing and Implementing Incident Response in Organizations
  16. Chapter 8: Building an Incident Response Capability
  17. Chapter 9: Creating Incident Response Plans and Playbooks
  18. Chapter 10: Implementing an Incident Management System
  19. Chapter 11: Integrating SOAR Capabilities into Incident Response
  20. Section 4: Improving Threat Detection in Incident Response
  21. Chapter 12: Working with Analytics and Detection Engineering in Incident Response
  22. Chapter 13: Creating and Deploying Detection Rules
  23. Chapter 14: 
Hunting and Investigating Security Incidents
  24. Other Books You May Enjoy
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