Resources Related to Threat Modeling: Designing for Security

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This page contains some resources to help you threat model. There's also a set of threat modeling posts on Adam Shostack and Friends.

Consulting and Training

Organizations that need to deliver more secure products or services are hiring Shostack and Associates to deliver training and help in threat modeling and secure development lifecycles (SDL/SDLC). Onsite, hands-on training customized to your needs is an outstanding way to jump-start a program.
If you're interested please see "Threat Modeling Help From Shostack & Associates."

Elevation of Privilege

The Elevation of Privilege (EoP) Threat Modeling Card Game is the easy way to get started threat modeling. You can download the Creative Commons licensed files from Microsoft (including PDF, instructions, score card, and more!). You can buy a copy via GameCrafter or sometimes via ebay.
There are a growing number of derivative works, including:

There's also a BoardGameGeek description, and Elevation of Privilige is part of a growing movement of security games.

Video: Threat Modeling Lessons from Star Wars

This is the keynote video from BruCon 0x06, which came together particularly well. It's titled "Threat Modeling Lessons from Star Wars." This talk captures some of the ways in which threat modeling goes wrong, ranging from "think like an attacker" to what happens if you threat model when your system is being attacked by stub fighters. (The talk runs 48 minutes with an additional 15 minutes of Q+A).

Sample Chapters

Professor/Instructor Resources

Wiley maintains a instructor companion site for threat modeling including a one hour presentation, and a syllabus and presentations for a 13 week course, a set of quizzes, and other material to help you effectively teach threat modeling. You can also request online access for evaluation.

Errata

Errata last updated: Dec 27, 2016