*Please note: This class is eligible for 4 CPE credits from ASIS
LEVEL 2 – DIRECTION OF OSINT RESEARCH / SOCMINT
Welcome to Level 2 – Direction of OSINT research/SOCMINT of our new “6 Levels of OSINT”. Completion of all six levels will ensure that each attendee receives a comprehensive understanding of the core fundamentals of open-source intelligence (OSINT).
Building upon the LEVEL 1 OSINT Fundamentals course, this course seeks to further strengthen attendees’ comprehension of Open-Source Intelligence. This course starts with some Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) then forays into more thorough examinations of looking at current events using mapping, geofencing, and hashtags. Next up is Business OSINT, specifically using DNS(Domain Name Service), career postings, public filings and more! This course has technical elements but will be presented in a manner that anyone can benefit from and learn to use. Entry-level intelligence analysts and investigators can enhance their toolkit while the seasoned veterans will still earn valuable techniques as well.
1. Introduction to SOCMINT
a. SOCMINT vs OSINT vs GEOINT
b. Generic techniques
2. Live Events
a. Social Media Maps
c. Hashtag analysis
d. Google Dorking
3. Examining Businesses
4. More Business OSINT
a. Job Postings
b. Public Filings
Who can attend: InfraGard Members, Public Safety (Law/Health/Fire), Terrorism Liaison Officers (TLO’s), Infrastructure Liaison Officers (ILO’s), Private Sector Security, Area Stakeholders, all Critical Infrastructure Sectors, Intelligence Analysts, Intelligence Officers and Private Investigators.
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT, CT Watch Inc.
A native of Eastern Tennessee, SME is an Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) and investigations expert specializing in assessing public information for evaluating external risks, finding missing persons, threat modeling, and operations security. The SME possess several cybersecurity industry certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH®). SME is a former Navy Submarine Navigation Electronics Technician and transitioned into the private sector offering collaborative attitude and expertise to support a variety of organizations, both public and private in implementing better cybersecurity.
For additional information or training questions, please contact IGLATraining@infragardlosangeles.org.