Data Protection Open Source Intelligence - Advanced Practitioner - Only 4 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be OSINT Advanced Practitioner certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be OSINT Advanced Practitioner trained in record time
  2. Our OSINT Advanced Practitioner course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass OSINT Advanced Practitioner first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn OSINT Advanced Practitioner 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
  6. You’ll be studying OSINT Advanced Practitioner with the best. We’ve been named in 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 72,074 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

On this accelerated 4-day Open Source Investigator - Advanced Practitioner course, you'll get the skills you need to identify and collect Open Source Intelligence (OSINT).

Your expert Firebrand instructor will teach you the tools and techniques needed to identify, capture and present your OSINT findings.

You'll also learn:

  • The organisational benefits of conducting high quality OSINT research
  • The availability of open source material on the internet
  • The importance of properly capturing and recording data to comply with legislative and commercial needs

Using our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, you'll be immersed in the curriculum. This technique, which combines both theoretical and practical tasks, will accelerate your learning as well as provide you with the hands-on experience you'll need to apply your skills to the real-world.

On this accelerated course, you'll prepare for and sit the Open Source Investigator - Advanced Practitioner exam, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

If your business gathers information or intelligence about a person or corporation and needs to correctly retrieve, store and present this information, this course is ideal for you.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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  • What is Open Source Material?
  • Value of open source software - exploiting free tools - recognising limitations
  • Legislation – detailed knowledge of legislation relevant to commercial investigation - Legal Considerations including Agent Provocateur, False on-line accounts, Social Engineering, GDPR
  • Open Source v Undercover - The difference!
  • Intelligence Development using open source
  • Information > Intelligence > Evidence
  • OSINT Resource Set-up
  • Equipment needs & wishes
  • Software choices
  • Connection to the Internet
  • Advanced evidential capture features - use of Camtasia, Snagit & others
  • Hashing: Concepts, Capability & Value
  • How the Internet & WWW function from an OSINT perspective
  • Communications Data Awareness – including MAC addressing, resolution of IP addressing
  • Web Browsers – preparing a browser for OSINT
  • Network footprints & what is left by researchers
  • Introduction to Internet Searching - basic, targeted & meta search
  • Open Source software options
  • Social Networks & Media - Understanding of contents & capabilities - searching platforms
  • People & business searching – getting the most data & using it effectively
  • Locations & Mapping
  • Image/document metadata and geolocation
  • Understanding HTML code
  • Emails, Newsgroups & market places
  • VPNs & the Dark Web - Darknet - setting up and using TOR, Freenet, etc
  • Virtual/Crypto Currencies
  • Forensic Linguistics - introduction & basic knowledge
  • Documents - identification
  • Using Smartphone & Tablet devices for OSINT
  • Encryption & Steganography - introductory level, work based knowledge
  • Information & Intelligence Packages - producing a product

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During your course, you'll prepare for and sit the Open Source Investigator - Advanced Practitioner exam, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

The exam is divided into two parts:

  • Practical Assessment
    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Format: online
  • Written Assessment
    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Format: online, multiple choice

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On this course, you'll get:

  • Comprehensive, digital course materials of the topics covered during the course
  • Lab exercises
  • Basic software tools used for OSINT
  • Course assessments at the end of the course, and course certificate

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +33 (0) 181 22 44 68.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before attending this course, you should have:

  • Basic user-level computer knowledge
  • A general awareness of the concepts of computer security
  • An ability to use a Windows-based computer running Windows 7 or 10

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +33 (0) 181 22 44 68 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 72,074 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.74% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


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"Very happy with the course, a lot to take in but worth it."
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Anonymous. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (22/10/2018 to 24/10/2018)

"Absolutely brilliant! Ill be back!"
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"A recommended training experience by a knowledgeable and experience instructor. Top rate experience."
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Denise Luke, Sole Trader. - Data Protection Certified Data Protection Officer - CDPO (GDPR Compliance) (3 days) (23/4/2018 to 25/4/2018)

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Jennifer Hamling-Hills, Orangutan Project Management. - Data Protection GDPR Practitioner - General Data Protection Regulation (3 days) (13/11/2017 to 15/11/2017)

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