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Practical Threat Detection Engineering

By : Megan Roddie, Jason Deyalsingh, Gary J. Katz
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Book Image

Practical Threat Detection Engineering

5 (2)
By: Megan Roddie, Jason Deyalsingh, Gary J. Katz

Overview of this book

Threat validation is an indispensable component of every security detection program, ensuring a healthy detection pipeline. This comprehensive detection engineering guide will serve as an introduction for those who are new to detection validation, providing valuable guidelines to swiftly bring you up to speed. The book will show you how to apply the supplied frameworks to assess, test, and validate your detection program. It covers the entire life cycle of a detection, from creation to validation, with the help of real-world examples. Featuring hands-on tutorials and projects, this guide will enable you to confidently validate the detections in your security program. This book serves as your guide to building a career in detection engineering, highlighting the essential skills and knowledge vital for detection engineers in today's landscape. By the end of this book, you’ll have developed the skills necessary to test your security detection program and strengthen your organization’s security measures.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Part 1: Introduction to Detection Engineering
Part 2: Detection Creation
Part 3: Detection Validation
Part 4: Metrics and Management
Part 5: Detection Engineering as a Career

Part 1: Introduction to Detection Engineering

In this part, you will learn about some foundational concepts related to detection engineering. After establishing this baseline knowledge, you’ll be introduced to the detection engineering life cycle, which will be followed throughout the book. To wrap up this part, we’ll guide you through deploying a detection engineering lab, which will support the labs throughout the book.

This section has the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Fundamentals of Detection Engineering
  • Chapter 2, The Detection Engineering Life Cycle
  • Chapter 3, Building a Detection Engineering Test Lab