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Data Protection Open Source Intelligence - Foundation

- Only 4 Days

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

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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.

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

  1. You'll be OSINT Foundation trained in just 4 days.
  2. Our OSINT Foundation course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass OSINT Foundation 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 OSINT Foundation. 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 Foundation 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 Foundation 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 75,618 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study OSINT Foundation 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

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

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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

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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.

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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. 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 (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

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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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"Excellent instructor, constructive debates and great location & team. "
C.F.. (6/12/2019 to 8/12/2019)

"I found the experience a valuable, comfortable and informative one. It was a very new approach to training from my perspective, but an excellent one."
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"A good facility - well catered for and professionally run; with a lively tutor."
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"This course, though very intense and at some moments daunting, was structured and delivered in a direct, practical and rather productive way."
Sandra Martinez, Computacenter. (24/6/2019 to 26/6/2019)

"Very intense course. Excellent instructor"
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