Open Source Intelligence



If you ever wondered how somebody is able to find that much information or data about you or your organization, then this is the course for you.

Since Open Source Intelligence is one of the most crucial phases in any Cyber Attack, you will find out what the bad guys can learn about you or your company.

Information and data have never been more accessible in human history than today. As good as this sounds, it is also a rabbit hole into which you can easily fall into.

Here is where Open Source Intelligence or OSINT comes to play. OSINT means many different things to many different people, because of its versatile framework. For most people, it merely means publicly available data from the Internet, but it is much more.

In this course, we will go over Open Source Intelligence from the basics to intermediate things with which you can easily transition yourself into more advanced investigations and upgrade your Cyber Security career.

You will understand what Open Source Intelligence is and how you can use it to your advantage and protection in a virtual Linux environment. Also, you will learn about exciting tools like the Harvester, Spiderfoot, where to find breach information, what is the structure of the Internet, and many more.  More than often, all that will give you a scare of how much information is exposed on the Internet.

What You Will Learn

  • Establish a clear understanding of what is Open-source Intelligence and what it is not
  • Learn how to create a safe and privacy-aware environment (lab) for conducting your OSINT investigations
  • Learn about various tools for searching, gathering, analyzing, and documenting information which can (and will) help you in protecting yourself and your company
  • Learn to move forward in your Cyber Security studies and to improve your career


Duration: 4  Hours