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IMA Webinar Broadcast: Open-Source Information (OSIF) Lab 4: Finding People & Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT)

July 26, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am PDT

Social Media information gathering (SOCMINT) lab series will cover the basics of conducting social media research. This will be a “how-to” on intermediate and advanced search and location techniques (AST) of social media accounts, activity and monitoring. The series will be structured in a manner where audience participation is an option (attendees can shadow the instructor and conduct searches of their own while listening to the SME). Imparting this knowledge and skills to those who work in critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) is important, will save the attendee time and will assist in narrowing the search results to the relevancy of the search conducted.

1. Types of Social Media content and platforms
2. Social Media search methods and advanced search operators
3. Find social media users across multiple platforms
4. Privacy risks to the information collector

Subject Matter Expert (SME) is C-T Watch, Inc. OSINT investigator and has developed their online research skills from the early days of the internet and previous law enforcement career spanning 3 decades. Currently certified in OSINT and several advanced online investigation disciplines, SME serves as an internal Investigator for a global NGO operating in dozens of countries, investigating risk,

Who Can Attend:
Open only to vetted InfraGard members.

Target Audience:
Target audience are Critical Infrastructure Protection and Key Resource (CIKR) Partners, InfraGard members, Telecommunication Operators, Crime Analysts, Criminal Intelligence Analysts and Fusion Center partners and law enforcement.