Structured Analytic Techniques for Cyber Intelligence

Structured Analytic Techniques for Cyber Intelligence

The Treadstone 71 uses Structured Analytic Techniques from Richards Heuer as well as others collected over the years for use in preparing your analysis as well as documenting, tracking, and analyzing your evidence. Highly skilled intelligence analysts with anywhere from 8 to 15 years of experience develop keen skills in intuition. Many do not care to use structured techniques while others combine intuition and structured techniques for a balanced mixed based on available data, time available, and the situation at hand.

We teach these techniques with hands-on activities using cyber threat events from the headlines showing their fundamental value when to use them, how they are used and where they contribute to the final products. We help you structure the data, analyze the data, and prepare the data for final analysis. The course covers non-inclusively:

STRUCTURED ANALYTIC TECHNIQUES

  •               What are they?
  •               When do I use them?
  •               Possible Sequence of use
  • Link analysis/network charts
  • Timeline/chronology
  • Network analysis
  • Brainstorming
  • Scenario analysis
  • Alternative futures analysis
  • Indicators
  • Indicators validator
  • STEMPLES Plus Indicators of Change
  • Hypothesis generation
  • Starbursting
  • Matrix
  • Categories by Dimensions
  •               Solutions by Dimensions
  • Categories by Predispositions
  •               Solutions by Predispositions
  • The multiple hypotheses generator
  • Help or Hinder
  • Cross Impact Matrix
  • Commitment Chart
  • Cause and Effect
  • Structure Analogies Matrix
  • Affinity Diagrams
  • Check Sheet
  • Data Points
  • Prioritization
  • Prioritization Matrices
  • Nominal Group Technique
  • Interrelationship Digraph
  • Matrix Diagram
  • Problem Solving/Process
  • Run Chart
  • Scatter Diagram
  • Diagnostic reasoning
  • Analysis of competing hypotheses
  •               The Toulmin Method
  • Argument mapping
  • Deception detection
  • Key assumptions check
  • Outside in thinking
  • Pre-mortem assessment
  • What if? Analysis
  • High impact, low probability
  • Devil’s advocacy
  • Force Field Analysis
  • Matching Techniques to Tools
  • When to Use – Sequence Reminder
  • Quality of Information
  • 7 Step Problem Solving Model
  • MAPS
  • FLOW CHARTS
  • FREQUENCY CHARTS
  • STORY BOARDS
  • APPENDICES
  • The Tools Themselves

The Treadstone 71 Structured Analytic Techniques class runs 3-days for 24 CPEs. The class includes a book, templates, 24 hours of instruction and hands-on practice and use of the techniques.

Event Properties

Event Date 03-10-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-12-2020 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 06-12-2019
Capacity 18
Cut off date 02-05-2020
Individual Price $2,499.00
Location Fort Myers, FL 33913

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