Open Source Intelligence & Social Media Intelligence



Who this course is for

Participants must have previously completed 'Introduction to Intelligence'.

This intensive two week programme of practical and theoretical learning opportunities reveals the opportunities presented by the internet in intelligence operations and investigations.

The course provides a detailed overview of the world of OSINT and SOCMINT and delivers a wide range of techniques for researching data from open sources. Students are able to ask the trainers specific questions in relation to their on-going investigations.

Course objectives

  • To understand how open source research can add value to any intelligence operation or investigation
  • To understand the opportunities and risks posed by open sources
  • To learn key practical open source research techniques and methods.

Course details

Duration:  2 weeks

Cost: On application

Study type: Classroom-based

Entry requirement: Completion of 'Introduction to Intelligence'.

Course Achievement: Top 2% certificate

Max no. of students: 12

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