Tools

The Engage Matrix Explorer

The MITRE Engage Matrix is a shared reference that bridges the gap between defenders, vendors, and decision-makers when discussing and planning denial, deception, and adversary engagement activities. Use the Matrix Explorer to interact with the Matrix.
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Mapping Engage to MITRE ATT&CK

When an adversary engages in a specific behavior, they are vulnerable to expose an unintended weakness. By looking at each ATT&CK activity, defenders can examine the weaknesses revealed and identify engagement activities to exploit these weaknesses.
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A Practical Guide to Adversary Engagement

A handbook of tactical tips and tricks to help the community get started running adversary engagement operations.
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Mission Essential Task List (METL) Template

A template of the MITRE Engage Team’s operational METL for elicitation operations.
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Developing Adversary Engagement Expertise

A short whitepaper on how to use the METL structure to develop Adversary Engagement (AE) expertise within your team.
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Persona Profile Worksheet

The MITRE Engage team has adapted a version of the MITRE Innovation Toolkit’s Persona tool to help defenders develop personas for engagement operations.
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Organizing Deceptive Information Worksheet

This worksheet helps the defender organize the revealed and concealed facts and fictions that will be used to build the engagement narrative.
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Build Guidance for Adversary Engagement Operations

This document details the best practices used by the MITRE Engage™ Team to setup the environment for an adversary engagement operation.
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Operation Data Template

This template provides a guide to help organize and store operational data.
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Small Poster - 10 Step Process

This small poster shows the Engage 10-Step Process of Adversary Engagement. These steps were adapted from Barton Whaley’s Art and Science of Military Deception.
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Large Poster - 10 Step Process

This large poster shows the Engage 10-Step Process of Adversary Engagement. These steps were adapted from Barton Whaley’s Art and Science of Military Deception.
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10 Step Process Whitepaper

This paper provides an example of how a defender could use the MITRE Engage™ 10-Step Process to plan and run an Adversary Engagement operation. These steps were adapted from Barton Whaley’s Art and Science of Military Deception.
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Key Terms

The terminology MITRE Engage uses to discuss and plan adversary engagement operations.
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Small Poster - Operationalizing the MITRE Engage Matrix

A small poster to visualize how the Engage Matrix helps defenders integrate adversary engagement activities their defensive cyber strategy.
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Large Poster - Operationalizing the MITRE Engage Matrix

A large poster to visualize how the Engage Matrix helps defenders integrate adversary engagement activities their defensive cyber strategy.
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Operationalizing the MITRE Engage Matrix

Learn how the Engage Matrix helps defenders integrate adversary engagement activities their defensive cyber strategy.
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What is Adversary Engagement?

A short paper to explore how cyber denial and deception, when used in unison and within the context of strategic planning and analysis, are the pillars of Adversary Engagement.
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Small Poster – What is Adversary Engagement?

This small poster shows how cyber denial and deception, when used in unison and within the context of strategic planning and analysis, are the pillars of Adversary Engagement.
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Large Poster – What is Adversary Engagement?

This large poster shows how cyber denial and deception, when used in unison and within the context of strategic planning and analysis, are the pillars of Adversary Engagement.
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Large Poster - The Engage Matrix

A large poster version of the MITRE Engage Matrix
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Small Poster - The Engage Matrix Poster

A small poster version of the MITRE Engage Matrix
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The Engage Matrix Overview

This short paper explores how the MITRE Engage Matrix acts as a shared reference that bridges the gap between defenders, decision-makers when discussing and planning denial, deception, and adversary engagement activities.
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Raw Engage Matrix Data

Many engineers prefer to work with raw data from the Engage Matrix.
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Starter Kit in Adversary Engagement (Printable)

The starter kit is the collection of resources to lower the barrier to entry in adversary engagement.
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