• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Introduction to Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Training is a 2-day course that covers the principles of advanced persistent threat (APT). Participants will learn how hackers can use continuous, clandestine, and sophisticated hacking techniques to gain access to a system and remain inside for a prolonged period of time, with potentially destructive consequences.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the concept of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)
  • Identify key characteristics and components of APTs
  • Examine historical examples of APT incidents
  • Explore the motivations behind APT attacks
  • Learn about common tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by APT actors
  • Understand the lifecycle of an APT attack
  • Explore methods for detecting and mitigating APTs
  • Discuss the role of threat intelligence in APT defense
  • Examine case studies of successful APT defenses
  • Participate in hands-on exercises to enhance practical skills in APT detection and response

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • All-Source Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cyber Operational Planning
  • Cyber Operations