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Threat Modeling


It’s a fact: Malicious attackers are coming for your data, and there are many potential points of entry that you should address. Unfortunately, not every fix is obvious, simple, or even effective. Threat modeling helps to put the abundance of threats in order and contextualize security through the lens of the attack. This course explains how threat modeling helps you think about security in a structured way, covering common threat modeling methodologies and how to handle discovered threats.

Course Themes

  • Threat modeling fundamentals
  • Threat modeling methodologies
  • Threat modeling in the SDLC

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the purpose of threat modeling and its relation to other security activities.
  • Understand how threat modeling fits into Microsoft’s SDL.
  • Understand how threat modeling fits into the Synopsys Touchpoints methodology.
  • Understand the process of threat modeling and risk management.
  • Get started with threat modeling.


Delivery Format: eLearning

Duration: 60 Minutes

Level: Intermediate

Intended Audience: Everyone

Competencies: None

Prerequisites: None

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