In this chapter, we'll learn the basics of threat hunting: what is threat hunting? What skills do I need in order to be a threat hunter? What steps should I follow in order to carry out a hunt successfully? The answers to these questions are going to help us build a research environment and the hunting exercises we'll be carrying out in the following chapters.
In this chapter, we're going to cover the following topics:
- What is threat hunting?
- The Threat Hunting Maturity Model
- The threat hunting process
- Building a hypothesis
Let's get started!