Institute of Cyber Threat Management

Volunteer Opportunities

IOCTM was formed by a group of experienced cyber threat management professionals with deep knowledge of managing cyber threats in heavily targeted organizations around the world. We have a strong core group and are committed to providing world class training and educational resources. In order to ensure the utmost quality we are seeking industry professionals with all experience levels to contribute knowledge, experience, and provide feedback. We have a lot of current and future planned projects. If you have experience or just want to learn, register with us and get involved.


Organization and credentialing working group

IOCTM has several credentialing programs planned. We are excited to be developing the world’s first Cyber Threat Management credentialing program and this is a true ground floor opportunity for professionals to take part in the success of IOCTM. We are looking to add industry professionals with demonstrated expertise in major subject matter areas of credentialing and CTM including:


• Developing credentialing program

• Thought leadership in cyber threat management

• Developing certification tests

• Deploying, monitoring and maintaining the integrity of a credentialing program

• CTMF subject matter working professionals


Interested in joining this effort? Join us

SIEM benchmarks working group

We are excited to be developing the world’s first independent benchmarks for SIEM and this is a trueground floor opportunity for experienced professionals to take part in the success of IOCTM. We are looking to add industry professionals with demonstrated expertise in major subject matter areas of SIEM including:

  • Developing and creating technology benchmarks, baselines or similar
  • Methodologies for selecting, running and tracking metrics on SIEM use cases
  • Interfacing SIEM with Intelligence data
  • SIEM for situational awareness
  • Integrating SIEM with Incidents Response and/or SOC procedures
  • Integrating Bigdata analytics into real-time SIEM use cases
  • SIEM metrics

We are currently forming the CTM-SIEM working group. Please join us if you'd like to get involved or access related content.


Cyber threat management working group

We are excited to be developing the world’s first independent framework for CTM and this is a true ground floor opportunity for experienced professionals to take part in the success of IOCTM. We are looking to add industry professionals with demonstrated expertise in major subject matter areas of CTM including:

  • Intelligence research and gathering
  • Automating intelligence data management
  • Threat intel exchange and information standards STIX, TAXII
  • Data management constructs CybOX, MAEC, CAPEC and CPE
  • Asset management in the context of prioritizing and categorizing threats
  • Advanced SIEM use cases for operationalizing the management of threat data, mapping them to business rules
  • Security Intelligence – using Bigdata analytics, behavioral profiling and other data science techniques to discover threats from ordinary system or operational data
  • Manual and automated end-point and network forensics
  • Incident Response including automating IR and automating response
  • Malware analysis including setting up automated analysis environments based on commercial or open source tools such as Cuckoo sandbox
  • Secure Operations Center (SOC) analysts, management and support personnel
  • Threat management metrics, VERIS, Cyber Kill Chain, etc.


We are currently forming the CTMF working group. Please join us if you'd like to get involved or access related content.


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