Threat modeling for security champs (301)

Support threat modeling work by your teams

For technology professionals looking to deliver secure systems, threat modeling is an essential skillset. Learn from Adam Shostack, who wrote the most popular book on the topic. The course begins with Live Preparation Session the Wednesday before class begins. October 3 - October 7, 8 AM- 9 AM Pacific. Equivalent to a 1 day in-person course, 10 hours including classes and homework.


This course builds on the skills developed in either our 200 Series Threat Modeling Courses. Students should be familiar with more than one way to answer “what are we working on” and “what can go wrong.”

Every participant receives

printed and electronic copies of:

  • Slidebook (spiral bound)

  • Elevation of Privilege game

  • Exercises booklet

  • Threat modeling stencil

  • Whiteboard sketchbook


"One of the top professional development courses in my 35+ year career. - Charles F."

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome + Introduction to Distributed Class

    2. Syllabus (downloadable)

    3. Learning Online

    4. Join Slack

    5. Update Your Calendar

    6. Preparing for Distributed Learning

    7. Introduction to Threat Modeling for Security Champs

    8. Slide Book (downloadable)

    9. Exercises File (downloadable)

    10. Yoda

    11. Jenga

    12. Exercise: RACI Roles and Responsibilities

    13. Exercise: Jenga

    14. Introducing Threat Modeling (Optional)

    15. Introducing Elevation of Privilege (Optional)

    1. Live Class Zoom Link

    1. Evaluation Frameworks

    2. Leading Threat Modeling Work

    3. System Model Evaluations

    4. Exercise: Provide Feedback on System Models

    1. Live Class Zoom Link

    1. Organizational Evaluation

    2. Threat List Evaluations

    3. Exercise: Provide Feedback on Threats

    1. Live Class Zoom Link

About this course

  • $1,700.00
  • 38 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content