Role Profile

Role Profile: Threat Hunter

June 28th, 2022
Kevin Earl, null
Kevin Earl
With contributors:
Joseph Blankenship , Alexis Tatro , Peggy Dostie


Threat hunters find attacks that circumvent detection capabilities in cybersecurity products and services. The set of skills required to perform threat hunting are highly sought after. This report contains a job description for the role of threat hunter. It contains the most valuable requirements, responsibilities, and expertise necessary to fill the role, along with guidance on compensation structure, metrics for success, and other factors. Security leaders can use this report to create a threat hunter role and hire threat hunters for their security teams.

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