What is a cyber threat analyst?
A threat analyst is also known as a Cyber intelligence analyst that specializes in protecting and guarding any type of business against threats caused by anti information security professionals such as hackers, cyber criminals and creators and developers of malicious software which can attack, destroy or even wipe out a company or business computer systems.
Their skills usually lie in this exact same field they try and protect companies(you know the expression use a thief to catch a thief-that’s why the best anti-virus creators are the ones that creates the best viruses) from but mainly in the knowledge and skills of network and information administration and engineering
These Cyber Threat Analyst collects data that is then analyzed to track and or detect or attack motives and or behaviors that leads to faster and and more informed decision making if and when such threats are detected.Its called Proactive Breaches Against Threats.
They will conduct any type of Insider analysis on any type of threat by discovering any vulnerabilities of known threats and provide assessments that helps to identify any type of violations in policy as part of their broad spectrum of responsibilities.
There are usually three types of Cyber Threat Analyst levels when it comes to conventional intelligence threats:
1 : Operational
2 : Tactical
3 : Strategic
WHAT DO MOST COMPANIES OR BUSINESSES CONSIDER TO BE A TYPICAL STRATEGIC THREAT?
When a company or business’s strategic vision for the future, a brighter and more perfect future, is either blocked or can be derailed by any external and significant aspect, this is known as a strategic threat
WHAT ARE THE MAIN FIVE WAYS A COMPANY WILL COMPLETE OR DISCOVER A SUCCESSFUL THREAT ASSESSMENT?
1 : ANALYZE: they will try and analyze and uncover any type of threat and set a rating to it.
Perform Your Threat Analysis.
2 : COLLECT DATA: They will try and collect as much of the needed data that will cover any and all scopes that can cause a threat during their assessment.
3 : DETERMINATION: By using all data and information available they will determine a scope of your threat assessment.
4 : IDENTIFICATION: By running through all data they will try and identify and and all vulnerabilities that can not only cause but lead to major threats.
5 : REPORT: Once they have performed all threat analysis and have their results it gets reported and immediate action will be taken