What cyber threat intelligence is and why it is important

Discussion Post: Intelligence

Throughout your career as a cyber professional, you may be asked to conduct intelligence-gathering activities. In preparation, write a 250 to 500 words synopsis identifying what cyber threat intelligence is and why it is important. For the abusive or illegal activity identified, determine whether the activity in question is cybercrime or cyber-assisted crime if carried out. Compare and contrast a cybercrime vs. a cyber-assisted crime using your example as a basis for discussion.

Research the SANS Institute security life cycle and provide a brief summary, in your own words, of the purpose, the scope of the ideology, and how you will apply this to your future career as a cybersecurity professional. Be sure to include the four steps within the process.