The CREST Practitioner Threat Intelligence Analyst examination is the first certification in the CREST Threat Intelligence pathway. It proves the CTI analyst holds the fundamental skills and knowledge of both contextual analysis (focusing on social, cultural and geopolitical elements) and technical analysis (analysis of data relating to IOCs (Indicators of Compromise)).
A practitioner level Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst is responsible for the collection and analysis of data, information and intelligence in order to generate threat intelligence outputs.
Practitioner - Competent to conduct routine assignments under supervision in structured environment.
The CREST examination syllabus for CPTIA is broken down into 6 key areas, running from appendix A through to F. Within each appendix CREST defines a number of topics that should be covered.
The CREST Practitioner Threat Intelligence Analyst (CPTIA) exam is a 2-hour, computer-based, 120 question, multiple choice test and is taken in a Pearson Vue testing centre.
CREST use Pearson Vue test centres to ensure examinations are proctored correctly and in line with their standards. We highly recommend checking where your local Pearson Vue testing centre is in your country. To book your exam, go to the Pearson Vue website and navigate to the "For Test-Takers" section. Here you will be able to search for CREST and find your examination listed. If you haven't already done so, you will be asked to create an account to proceed with your booking.
Given that you have landed on the arcX website, you have probably guessed by now that we do deliver a CPTIA training course, we just call it something different. The arcX Cyber Threat Intelligence Practitioner course is a CREST accredited training course delivering the whole CREST PTIA syllabus.
Develop fundamental skills and knowledge to operate as a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst. Learn to contribute towards intelligence projects, gather intelligence requirements, formulate collection plans, and produce actionable intelligence.