About this course

Course type Premium
Course code QAOSCII
Duration 3 Days

With the development of the internet and the World Wide Web vast amounts of information can now be easily accessed from anywhere in the world at the click of a mouse. However, studies have shown even though more information is available finding the relevant and important piece is more difficult than ever.

This Introduction to Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) course will provide delegates with skills to become more efficient and effective at finding those key pieces of intelligence on the Internet and World Wide Web. The course is highly practical allowing delegates the time to explore and understand some of the hundreds of tools and websites available.

Target Audience:

this course is intended for anyone who wishes to be able to utilise the Internet and World Wide Web better for finding information. It will be of particular useful to those in the private and public sector investigation or intelligence collection fields.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course, however, delegates are expected to have a basic understanding of computers and the internet.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Use advanced search engine techniques and features
  • Identify websites for finding information on people and companies
  • Analyse website source code for investigative purposes
  • Use deep web sites and directories
  • Understand internet infrastructure and its use intelligence gathering and investigation
  • Explain the digital footprint is left when online and the dangers associated
  • Use social media for investigation, intelligence and geolocation
  • Describe the best open source software to use for investigations
  • Access influential internet communities
  • You will also have an introduction to the Dark Web, criminal innovation and cybercrime

Outline

Where applicable our QA OSINT instructors have a law enforcement, internet investigations and digital forensics practitioner experience aligned to the best practice standards, including ISO17025.

Day 1 - AM

  • Introduction
  • Module 1 - History of the Internet and the World Wide Web
  • Module 2 - How devices communicate

Day 1 - PM

  • Module 3 - Internet Infrastructure
  • Module 4 - Search Engines

Day 2 - AM

  • Module 5 - Companies and people
  • Module 6 - Analysing the code

Day 2 - PM

  • Module 7 - The Deep Web
  • Module 8 - Social Media

Day 3 - AM

  • Module 9 - Protecting your digital footprint
  • Module 10 - Internet Communities and Culture

Day 3 - PM

  • Module 11 - Cyber Threat
  • Module 12 - Tools for investigators
  • Module 13 - Legislation

Premium Course

3 Days

Duration

This course is authored by QA

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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