Advanced Open Source Intelligence
|Session(s)||Location||Start date||End date|
|$ 1,375.00||$ 855.00||$ 631.08||$ 2,861.08|
|$ 1,975.00||$ 855.00||$ 631.08||$ 3,461.08|
This course examines advanced, open source investigation techniques in social media, the dark web and other public forums using both free and commercial tools. It covers the use of crypto-currencies and peer-to-peer networks and what to look for when using these platforms in an investigation.
Format and delivery
Length of course: 7 days
Class size: maximum 20 students
Delivery setting: computer classroom.
- Understanding current issues and trends with respect to social media investigations and open-source investigations.
- Ability to access, navigate and collect intelligence from the dark web.
- Knowledge of the tools used to track individuals and organizations internationally, using public record databases and effective people searching tools.
- Understanding how to conduct advanced social media investigations using commercially available tools.
- Understanding how crypto-currencies work and how to investigate their use.
- Ability to conduct investigations involving peer-to-peer and file sharing networks.
Eligibility and mandatory requirements
- This course is offered to intelligence analysts working in police, national security, regulatory bodies and the military who require tools to obtain information from open (public) sources.
- Registrants must have completed Using the Internet as an Intelligence Tool (INTINT). Proof of having successfully completed the INTINT course may be required.
- Courses listed below will be considered as part of the selection criteria but not mandatory:
- Toddington International online course
- Tactical Use of the Internet (RCMP)
- Introduction to Open Source Internet Research (RCMP)
- Acceptance or refusal in the course is at the discretion of the Canadian Police College.
- Success in the course is based on participation and completion of all required assignments.
- Various evaluation methods are used, including assessments of a course-long scenario, presentations and a final exam.
- Re-testing or re-evaluation is conducted at the discretion of the course instructor.
- For more details or other information about the course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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