Training Modules

Qwarie OSINT Training Modules
Our extended 5 Day OSINT & Social Media Research training has been divided into 14 modules. The modules allow you to pick and choose the training you require.
Time and money is saved where you already have high competency or do not require a module.

All of the modules have a theory and demonstration component which is usually about 70 minutes. Most modules provide a practical option, which might extend the module by 30 to 90 minutes, depending on the complexity of the practical component.

Always Up to Date
All modules offered by Qwarie are regularly updated, so that course content and material is current. Two new modules have been created recently:
Module 8 - Investigating Blogs, Forums & Other Similar Sites and
Module 9 - Identifying People Using Online Sales & Auctions Sites,

PTAMS & Course Planning
Our Pre-Training Assessment for Module Selection (PTAMS) is an on-line test that evaluates a researcher’s OSINT knowledge and skills, then determines an accurate training profile for each researcher.
Plan your modular training with help from our course planning spreadsheet. This has all the information you will require about each module.
PTAMS and the course planning spreadsheet combine to allow for a simplified course design process.

 

No. Module Name Description
1 Introduction to OSINT, the course & Qwarie Explains and demonstrates how OSINT can be used by you and against you, as an individual or company
2.1 Advanced Searching Techniques Explains how best to carry out online research using google, the most popular search engine
2.2 Other Search Engines & Meta Search Engines

Explains how best to carry out online research using a variety of search engines, to locate relevant information

3 Computer Security & Footprints Explains and demonstrates how a computer can be kept safe and how its on-line footprint
can be identified & altered
4 Internet Structure, Domain Names & Investigating Websites Explains how the internet was developed and is governed. Explains and demonstrates Internet Protocol
and the Domain Name System; and how both relate to websites, including the additional information
that a website can reveal
5 Understanding Emails as an Investigative Resource Explains and demonstrates the structure of an email address and how to trace all types of email
6

Creating and Managing a False Persona

Explains and demonstrates the set up of an effective online false persona for OSINT research purposes

7.1 Using Social Media Sites As An OSINT Researcher An Introduction

Demonstrates the type of social media sites and how locate users of them using a number of online & smartphone resources

7.2 Using Social Media Sites As An OSINT Researcher Photo & Video Related Sites

Demonstrates the wealth of information available from digital images, from the popular photo & video related social media sites

7.3 Using Social Media Sites As An OSINT Researcher Twitter

Demonstrates the wealth of information stored on the popular social media sites twitter

7.4 Using Social Media Sites As An OSINT Researcher Facebook

Demonstrates the wealth of information stored on the popular social media sites Facebook and how to use advanced techniques to find accurate and valuable information

7.5 Using Social Media Sites As An OSINT Researcher LinkedIn & Similar Sites

Demonstrates the wealth of information stored on the social media site LinkedIn and other similar sites

7.6 Using Social Media Sites As An OSINT Researcher Other Social Media Sites Of Interest

Introduces to the delegate a number of popular social media sites that they may not have yet encountered

8 Investigating Blogs, Forums & Other Similar Sites

Demonstrates the wealth of information stored in blogs, forums & similar sites and how to use advanced OSINT techniques to find assist in identifying those posting to them or using them

9 Identifying People Using Online Sales & Auctions Sites

Shows the delegates the search tools and techniques to use to identify those behind postings & accounts for online sales and auction sites

10 Grading Intelligence

Explains the process of converting the results of OSINT research, into graded intelligence

11 Databases & how to use them as an investigative resource

Introduces and demonstrates the many databases available to an OSINT researcher

12 Other Online Investigative Resources

Demonstrates how to use other investigative techniques available to the OSINT researcher

13 OSINT Research - Legislation and Policies

Demonstrates methods of managing your OSINT research and highlights various legislation and policies that relate to OSINT research

14 Dark Web

Provides an overview of the Dark Web

Course Management
During a training, Qwarie is flexible with the timing of morning & afternoon short breaks, and the longer lunch break. The training is intensive; we do recommend no more than 7 hours of training each day.