Open-source intelligence (OSINT) is defined as intelligence produced by collecting, evaluating, and analyzing publicly available information.
Support criminal investigations by providing background profiles on people and businesses. Support security/risk assessments.
OSINT content can be found in public records, news media, Social media platforms, Images, Videos, Websites, and the Dark Web.
OSINT 2024 is a hands on Open Source Intelligence class that will teach students how to find, gather, analyze, and document data from the internet for their investigations. This class is a combination of lecture and practical exercises that will focus on safe and effective techniques to conduct research online. The goal of this class is to provide investigators with real world experience gathering actionable intelligence for their investigations. Students need to bring a laptop to class, it is recommended that you have administrative rights on the laptop.
This course is available to Law Enforcement Officers only.