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Upcoming training

On request

9:00 – 17:00 (CEST)

Live webinar

1.675,- (free of VAT)

Lisette Abercrombie

Very informative and engaging!

     – Government employee

Live webinar - OSINT-training I (Beginner) - English spoken

Everyday millions of messages, photos and videos are shared on the internet and social media. This large amount of data yields an important source of information for investigators, researchers and analysts. This interactive 3-day training is designed to teach you how to find the right information quickly and safely.

Safely conduct internet investigations
Effectively search for data from open sources
Structure and analyze the information found
Report and present your findings

This training is part of the SPEN-Registeropleiding “Certified Open Source Intelligence Specialist®“.

About this training

After completion of this 3-day OSINT-training you will become a Certified Open Source Investigator®.

This OSINT-training is more than an entry-level introduction to Open Source Intelligence (OSINT). Through this training we teach you how the internet is build, what kind of traces you leave behind on the internet and how to prevent these traces. You will gain a profound understanding of the differences in finding information on the clear web, deep web and dark web by practicing different search methods through search engines, websites and social media platforms.

After completing the training, you are ready to conduct an open source intelligence investigation and you will be able to succesfully create reports of your findings. This three day training is part of the SPEN-Registeropleiding to become a Certified Open Source Intelligence Specialist®.

This OSINT-training is helpful for investigators, analysts and researchers from both the public and private sector and for anyone who is engaged with the task of searching for information on the internet.

This OSINT-training is suitable for law enforcement, intelligence personnel, private investigators, insurance investigators, researchers, recruiters, sourcers, customer due diligence analyst, lawyers, governments and (local) authorities.

After completing this training the professional will be able to conduct a secure, effective and high-quality open source intelligence investigation within current Dutch legal frameworks. The professional is able to succesfully create case reports and to present and explain its findings.

Day one focuses on the intelligence cycle, IP addresses, browser-extensions, online traces, security and privacy risks, surface web, search engines, Google advanced operators and website investigations.

Day two focuses on more techniques to investigate websites, legal frameworks, the geolocation of photos and videos, reverse image searching and meta and exif data extraction.

Day three focuses on advanced Facebook investigations, Twitter, Instagram, proxy servers, VPN, the TOR network and deep and dark web investigations.

Please check out our brochure for the full list of the training objectives.

This training will be completed with passing a digital exam to become a Certified Open Source Investigator®.

The price for this online training is € 1.675, – exempt from sales tax*. Would you like to follow this training in class or live online with your colleagues in-company? Then we will be happy to provide you with a tailoremade quotation based on your requirements.

The workshop includes an 1 hour lunch break and multiple 10-minute breaks between each topic.

* The Aware Online Academy can offer you this workshop exempt from sales tax because Aware Online Academy is a Central Register Short Professional Education (CRKBO) registered training institute.

You teacher for this webinar is Lisette Abercrombie.

Lisette Abercrombie has been with the Dutch Police for over 8 years and has more than 12 years of experience in conducting open source research. By using her knowledge and skills, she has been able to contribute in recent years in drug, murder and missing cases.

In her spare time, Lisette shares knowledge in the field of OSINT under the name @technisette and likes to immerse herself in social media platforms and OSINT techniques. Lisette is a former teacher and has extensive experience in transferring knowledge.

This workshop will be provided to you as a live webinar via the online conferencing platform Zoom. To participate in this workshop you will need the following:

A desktop or laptop with administrator rights
A second screen or computer (optional, but recommended)
A stable (wireless) internet connection
The software of Zoom (free)
Working on a mobile phone and/or tablet unfortunately is not suitable for this workshop. We advise you to use one screen to watch the webinar and to be able to apply what you have learned in practice on another screen. Prior to your webinar, you will receive detailed instructions from us about the use of the online conferencing platform Zoom.