Retired courses - Open Source Intelligence Foundation certification

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

24.6.2024 (Monday)

Overview

On this 4-day Firebrand accelerated Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) training course, you'll develop the skills for intelligence gathering using publicly available information.

This Firebrand OSINT course introduces foundation concepts of Open Source Intelligence gathering and covers the essential tools and methods involved.

Throughout the course, you'll conduct a series of exercises to simulate investigation in a live environment, using both wired and wireless networks. As part of our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, all topics are reinforced with practical labs designed to accelerate your learning and develop your hands-on skills

Some of the topics you'll cover include:

  • The basics of computer networking protocols and devices
  • The concepts and terminology involved with Cyber incidents
  • Types of attack and malware
  • The basics of computer forensics
  • Incident response and the first responder
  • Capturing volatile data
  • Building and securing wireless networks

You'll also be trained by our expert instructors with years of relevant industry experience. They'll draw upon their knowledge to offer you unique and valuable insights that enrich your learning.

Four reasons why you should sit your OSINT Foundation course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be OSINT Foundation trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 4-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your OSINT Foundation course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass OSINT Foundation first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study OSINT Foundation with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass the first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course the first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9 am – 5 pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day of quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in the Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 135,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

On this 4-day course, you'll cover the following curriculum:

Day One

  • Introduction
  • What is Open Source Material?
  • Value of open source software - exploiting free tools - recognising limitation
  • Legislation - enhanced knowledge of relevant legislation, RIPA, DSA, DPA, CMA
  • Intelligence Development using open source
  • Use of network foot printing tools

Day Two

  • Social media - enhanced knowledge & searching ability- COSAIN, Maltego & similar
  • Social Network Analysis - basic knowledge & understanding/working with analysts to achieve best results
  • Web logs/downloads
  • Image/Document metadata and geolocation
  • Communications Data Awareness

Day Three

  • Consented Data - how to exploit consented data
  • Using HTML code
  • Forensic Linguistics - introduction & basic knowledge
  • Advanced evidential capture features - use of Camtasia

Day Four

  • Encryption - introductory level, work based knowledge
  • Hashing - concepts and value in evidential capture
  • Darknet - setting up and using TOR, Freenet and equivalent browsers
  • Darknet exploration

Exam Track

At the end of the course there will be an online multiple choice exam to test and validate your new skills in Open Source Intelligence.

What's Included

Included on this course is:

  • Digital courseware of the topics covered during the course
  • Lab exercises
  • An exam at the end of the course

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

While there are no formal prerequisites for this course, you are expected to have the following:

  • Basic user-level computer knowledge
  • A general awareness of the concepts of computer security

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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