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What skill set do I need to become a threat researcher? Combination of cyber intel and malware analysis? Open to recommended skills and resources to learn from

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Know networking so that you can understand packet captures and security event information from firewalls and IDS/IPS. Know the cyber kill chain like it was your first-born child. Understand threat actor types and operating models. Know your way around standard it architecture so that you can understand where attack surface and targets of interest are.

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