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OSINT: Open Source Intelligence Gathering


4 days


800 EUR

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This course will be taught using theoretical and practical exercises. The lectures will be conducted in the classroom including a number of case studies followed with exams based on real world investigations as well as report assignements.

Skill prerequisits

The course is designed to be completly beginner friendly and no prior I.T./Computer knowledge is required although students are expected to have proficent English in order to follow and understand the lessons.

Required gear

Each student must bring their own Laptop that supports virtulization and have at least 8gb of RAM along with 100GB of free space.
If you are unsure if your device supports virtulization then please refer to the user manual or google to confirm.


What is OSINT?

Practical application of OSINT

The Intelligence Cycle

Setting up a virtual OSINT LAB

Preparing your Machine

OPSEC – VPN, TOR, Privacy Extensions

Defining the scope of an Investigation

Evidence Documentation

Domains and Corporate Intelligence

Persons Of Interest

Email Addresses

Data Breaches

Phone Numbers

GEOINT – Geospatial Intelligence


Imagery Analysis

Video Analysis


SOCMINT – Social Media Intelligence gathering


DarkWeb Investigations

Digital Footprint Visual Mapping

Finalising an Investigative report

CTF EXAM and Assignments


800 EUR

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Course info

The course’s main target is to provide graduates with the skills, knowledge and mindset involved in the process of Open Source Intelligence gathering. The collection and application of OSINT is a mission critical aspect to support operational resources across multiple sectors from Law Enforcement, Military, Close Protection, recruitment, investigative journalism, Corporate development, PI/Surveillance, business analytics and much more.

The CIA ‘Bin Laden’ unit claimed that 90% of what they needed to locate and capture their target was Open Source Intelligence, while in 2005 W.M Nolte (Former deputy assistant director of the CIA) claimed that 95-98% of all information provided by the US intelligence services was OSINT based.


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24 Oct - 27 Oct800 EURLog in

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