Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

Start Time

17 JUN, 2020
08:00 AM

End Time

17 JUN, 2020
05:00 PM




The internet is generally accepted as a tool for investigations to get to know your client and to gain insights into a business. Having the right skills and tools is essential for the effectiveness and accuracy of any digital investigation. This training is aimed at improving already established investigation skills through a wide range of research techniques and practical exercises.

Digital sources contain a lot of information, some of which can be valuable for compliance tasks such as conducting customer due diligence. Information can be collected about persons, organizations and events. Filtering through all this information can be challenging. Therefore, it is necessary to have the skills and tools to find useful information in the most efficient information.


  • Using Open Sources for Due Dilligence
  • Types of sources available
  • Using social media as an investigative tool
  • Benefits and limitations of internet and open source investigations
  • Safety measures
  • Research techniques
  • Google search operators
  • Search engine excluding results
  • Working of search engine
  • Facebook Graph
  • Tor Browser
  • LinkedIn research
  • Finding username/ Nickname
  • Plugins/ Tooling
  • Picture investigation
  • Instagram
  • Twitter

Target group

  • Compliance Officer
  • Compliance staff
  • Human Resources staff
  • Any personnel involved in due diligence or investigations.


After this training you will be able to specify your searches to obtain more accurate and faster results. You will also be able to evaluate (the trustworthiness of) the obtained information. Furthermore you will know how to protect your identity when conducting searches.


There are no requirements for participation.

Duration of the training

The duration of the training is 8 hours.


Price: USD 425,= excluding taxes

Costs includes:  Training sheets, Certificate of participation and Lunch.