Course Description

Short Course | 18 hours | 1.8 CEUs | $2,295

Threat modeling is an essential skill for any type of security professional. This course is designed to give students a practical understanding of threat modeling, covering not only the theory but immediately applicable tools and techniques including a focus on Attack Trees. Using attack trees to model threats is one of the most widely applied techniques used in threat modeling in the security development life cycle and in the overall software and systems design process. Attack trees are diagrams that depict attacks on a system in tree form. In this course students learn about threat modeling using a variety of modeling approaches including attack trees and attack libraries.

PSE200 is the third course in the Product Security Core Certificate. To complete the certificate students will also enroll in PSE050, & PSE100. Click on each course link for more details and to add to cart.

Learner Outcomes

  • Learn the fundamentals concepts of threat modeling and its purpose
  • Understand Attack Trees and Attack Libraries
  • Gain a practical understanding of threat modeling and the tools to automate it
  • Apply threat modeling to improve security when managing complex systems
  • Understand and implement the modern ways of scaling threat modeling


Product Cybersecurity 101 (PSE050) or equivalent experience


18 Hours | 3 Days or 6 Nights

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Introduction to Threat Modeling and Attack Trees
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5:30PM to 8:30PM
Sep 30, 2024 to Oct 16, 2024
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