Cyber Intelligence Operations: Engaging with the Online Subject



Who this course is for

Participants will have undertaken some form of covert training previously.  Cyber Crime and communication is the biggest threat to most organizations currently.

Stage 1 of the Cyber Intelligence course explores the web, social media and other forms of electronic communication.

Stage 2 of the course enhances those skills learnt and provides student with advanced techniques in engaging with subjects online and how to abstract best intelligence or evidence.

Course objectives

  • To understand the risks associated with running cyber covert intelligence operations
  • To learn in depth tactics and tradecraft for cyber intelligence operations
  • To understand how information obtained through social media and subsequent research and analysis directly informs operational decisions and activities
  • To understand how to fully integrate existing covert tools for cyber investigations with open source tools and techniques to enable operatives to engage safely whilst achieving best intelligence
  • To provide continual intelligence through ambient monitoring and engagement, proactive engagement on social media and reactive responses to threats identified.

Course details

Duration:  2 weeks

Cost: On application

Study type: Classroom-based

Entry requirements: Participants will have undertaken some form of covert training.

Max no. of students: 12

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