This is an on-demand course that runs up to 12 weeks.

20% VETERANS DISCOUNT

The online courses are instructor video and audio recorded with periodic direct interaction with the instructor via online web meetings. The instructor will have standard office time for questions and answers as well as regular access via class email and other messaging options.

Validated and registered students will receive login and preparation information 1 week prior to class start. Prospective students must send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from a corporate account to validate course eligibility before registration. (Corporate accounts are not Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, Mail, Hushmail, Protonmail, and the like). Treadstone 71 reserves the right to restrict course registration based upon certain risk factors.

This course follows (non-inclusively) the International Association for Intelligence Education Standards for Intelligence Analyst Initial Training.

  • Introduction to Intelligence
  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytic Writing
  • Creative Thinking
  • Analytic Briefing
  • Structured Analytic Techniques.
  • Analytic Issues
  • Argument Mapping
  • Case Studies

Latest student testimonial: 

"With my extensive experience working in the Department of Defense on active duty and federal contractor, this training provided industry professionals with a greater perspective for intelligence analysis. The training taught state of the art concepts and applied them to real-world scenarios establishing a solid understanding of using these intelligence tradecrafts to effectively predict and prevent cyber actors from exploiting their organizations. Individuals new to the cyber intelligence field or professionals who want to fine-tune their skills in the intelligence field should strongly consider this training for any intelligence analyst or security professional."

  • Anonymity and Passive Persona setup
  • Collection Methods and Techniques - WITH AN ADDED LECTURE ON COLLECTION MANAGEMENT
  • Collection Planning, IRs/PIRs/EEIs/Indicators/SIRs WITH AN ADDED LECTURE ON INTELLIGENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Collection Process Flow
  • Collection (OSINT) Tools and Targeting
  • Threat Intelligence WITH AN ADDED LECTURE ON ADVERSARY TARGETING (D3A AND F3EAD) AND THREAT MATRICES
  • Most likely Threat Actors
  • Hunch.ly
  • Use of Maltego – overview
  • OPSEC – VPNs, Buscador, Authentic8 Silo - WITH AN EXTENDED OPSEC LECTURE
  • OSINT Browser – Oryon C Portable
  • Proxy Access – the DarkNet
  • Burn phone set up and use (US Only)
  • Open Source Intelligence OSINT
  • Production Methods
  • Structured Analytic Techniques – Their use
  • Adversary Denial and Deception
  • Source Credibility and Relevance
  • Source Validation
  • Denial and Deception
  • Confidence Levels
  • Types of evidence
  • Production Management
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Cognitive Bias
  • Glossary and Taxonomy
  • What Intelligence Can and Cannot Do
  • Use of Mitre ATT&CK in Analysis
  • ATT&CK in examining patterns and trends
  • ATT&CK in Adversary tendencies
  • Estimation and Forecasting
  • Campaign analysis
  • Types and Methods of Analysis
  • Synthesis and Fusion
  • Analysis of Competing Hypothesis
  • Inductive/Abductive/Deductive Reasoning
  • Stakeholder Identification, and Analysis WITH AN ADDED LECTURE ON STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
  • Analytic Writing, BLUF, AIMS
  • Forecasting in your writing
  • STEMPLES Plus, Indicators of Change WITH AN ADDED LECTURE ON STEMPLES Plus, Indicators of Change and Hofstede Principles
  • Argument Mapping
  • Types of Reports
  • Product Line Mapping
  • Report Serialization, and Dissemination
  • Live Case Studies – Class briefs
  • All Case Studies use all methods, techniques, and tools referenced in the course material. The Case Studies used are straight from the headlines giving students real world experience during the class.

All students receive 2 books and 50 plus course documents, VPN, and other course material.

Event Date 05-04-2020
Event End Date 05-03-2021
Registration Start Date 05-04-2020
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 05-03-2021
Individual Price $5,099.00

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