EC Council CTIA

Course Description


Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA) from EC-Council is a credentialing certification and training program. This highly valued certification has been exclusively devised in collaboration with threat intelligence and cybersecurity experts worldwide to empower organizations effectively identify and mitigate security risks with extensive intelligence and analysis. The CTIA is a specialist level training and certification that demonstrates security professionals the structured approach to acquiring threat intelligence. The CTIA certified candidates attain a competitive edge over other information security professionals. This threat intelligence certification course delivers standards-based, practical intensive skills to the most essentially required threat intelligence across information security.

Why Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA)?

The CTIA certification training course from InfoSec Train helps you acquire far reaching understanding of:

  • Threat intelligence and core concepts
  • Various types of cyber threats
  • Kill chain methodology
  • Requirements of threat intelligence
  • How to planning, direction, and review
  • Collecting data and processing
  • Data analysis
  • Creating intelligence reports and disseminating

Course Objectives

This Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst training and certification aims to expertly explain:

  • Primary issues threatening the information security world
  • Role of threat intelligence
  • Implementing threat intelligence in risk management, incident response, and SIEM
  • Cyber threats and threat factors
  • Objectives of diverse cybersecurity attacks
  • Basics of threat intelligence including types, capabilities, strategy, lifecycle, maturity model, and frameworks
  • Implementing the cyber kill chain methodology
  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) lifecycle
  • Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)
  • Indicators of Compromise (IOS) and the pyramid of pain
  • Steps to Planning a threat intelligence program including taking requirements, planning, directing, and review
  • Types of data feeds and methods to collect data
  • Threat intelligence data collection by using Cyber Counterintelligence (CCI), Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), Human Intelligence (HUMINT), and Indicators of Compromise (IOS)
  • Bulk data collection, data structuring, processing, normalizing, sampling, storing, and creating visualizations
  • Types of data analysis techniques such as Statistical Data Analysis, Analysis Structured Analysis of Competing Hypotheses (SACH), and of Competing Hypotheses (ACH)
  • Threat analysis process including threat modeling, evaluation, fine-tuning, creating a knowledge base and runbook
  • Threat intelligence dissemination, dissemination preferences
  • Intelligence collaboration and Malware analysis
  • Types of TI exchange and threat intelligence sharing formats
  • Tools for threat intelligence, threat modeling, data analysis
  • Disseminating threat intelligence and sharing protocols, dissemination preferences, sharing rules and models, intelligence collaboration
  • TI exchange architecture and types, sharing relationships
  • threat intelligence standards and formats for sharing
  • Threat intelligence reporting
  • Platforms and regulations to share operational, strategic, tactical, and technical intelligence

Target Audience

This certification is designed to upskill:

  • Security professionals and ethical hackers
  • Security Analysts and architects
  • SOC professionals, cybersecurity forensic experts and malware analysts
  • Security consultants and threat hunters


  • EC-Council CTIA certification from an accredited EC-Council Partner
  • Working experience of minimum 2 years in information security

Exam Information

To become a Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA), you need to pass the following certification exam:

Certification Name Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst Exam Code 312-85
Test Format Multiple choice questions
Number of Questions 50
Test Duration 2 hours
Passing Score 70%