In today’s information-based economy, online research and analysis skills are essential requirements at all levels of an organization, in both the public and private sectors, and acquiring useful and relevant Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) requires much more than just an ability to surf the Web.
Aimed at managers, front-line investigators, researchers, and analysts alike, this advanced two-day training program will provide detailed instruction on effectively using the internet as an Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), research, and investigation tool.
Demonstrating advanced search and analysis techniques for mining Web-based information, this comprehensive training program will examine a number of case studies that will focus on highlighting and correcting potential pitfalls that can compromise investigative or intelligence gathering efforts. As an additional training component, essential privacy tools for ensuring data, communication, and online security will be demonstrated, as well as techniques being used by the criminal element to conceal their identity, location, and illegal behaviour.
Learn how to generate relevant, timely, and actionable intelligence from internet sources to investigate criminal activity, assess and manage risk, maximize opportunities, assure compliance, manage reputation, and much more. This highly-acclaimed, advanced OSINT training program will teach you how to find better online information, in less time, at less cost, with less risk™.
- Advanced search techniques
- Deconstructing web pages to find hidden information
- Techniques for “de-anonymizing” internet users
- The Deep Web – public directories and databases
- Multimedia search tools and techniques
- Crowd sourcing and the “real-time” internet
- Online intelligence opportunities and threats
- Maintaining security and protecting privacy
- Locating and linking people, places, and things
- Determining website and user locations
- Capturing, organizing, and storing web-based evidence
- Automated mapping and monitoring of target websites
- Using RSS feeds and news aggregators
- Forum, discussion board, and newsgroup search
- Evaluation and analysis of internet-sourced data
- Strategies and tactics for developing a research plan
- The Dark Web – hidden online criminal marketplaces
- Investigators and Analysts
- Researchers and Journalists
- Law Enforcement and Government Officers
- Public Safety and Security Professionals
- Legal Practitioners
- Information Specialists
- Business Managers
- Competitive Intelligence Professionals
- Petrochemical and Pharmaceutical Reps
- Manufacturing and Marketing Professionals
- Regulators and Compliance Professionals
- Finance Professionals
- Insurance Providers
- Fraud and AML Examiners
- Human Resource Managers
- Loss Prevention Officers
- Debt Collectors
- Non-Profit Organizations
Course Terms & Conditions
- Three or more delegates from the same company are entitled to a 10% discount. This discount is only applicable to the standard pricing.
- Registrations are confirmed with written confirmation via email. Should the delegate not receive an email, it is the delegate’s responsibility to contact TII to confirm their seat.
- Payment must be received in full in advance of the course.
- Delegates are responsible for their travel expenses in traveling to the course, including hotel accommodations. All travel and accommodation arrangements should be made by the delegate.
- Cancellations received 30 days before the course date will receive a refund, less a $100 administration fee. After this date, the full fee must be paid, but substitutions may be made at any time.
- TII reserves the right to cancel or change course dates, instructors, content or conditions without prior notice.