Open Source (Competitive) Intelligence [OSINT] Workshops

Introduction to Research (OSINT) Resources – Workshop (1 Day)

“Information is free, it’s what you do with it that makes it valuable”

– Robert Rubin

The huge variety of free-access digital and in particular, ‘non-digital’ resources that have become available now make them indispensable to those who depend on the most comprehensive information available.

  • This workshop aims to assist users to obtain information efficiently in environments that draw on individual judgement and intellect to deliver results.
  • This workshop will introduce identifying sources of information and how to interpret and present them to ensure the findings are valid, justified and convincing.
  • This workshop will introduce the most basic, progressing to high-level skills, in finding, managing, applying, and communicating information.

Program:

The workshop introduces how to research using a wide range of Open Source material and will introduce you to practical research methodologies and analysis techniques, and concentrates on best practices on the collection side discussing the methodology of designing and executing a proper open source research project.

The information landscape will be discussed giving an outline of what kind of information services are out there. Not just free Internet sources, also libraries, documentation centers and commercial information providers will be discussed and practiced.

Objective:

This workshop will provide introduction and research techniques to build from, using the Internet and the free-access resources it provides.

Benefits include;

  • The ability to develop the skills to gather, assess and present information.
  • Question and search
  • Basic information collection
  • Advanced internet searching
  • Further information collection
  • Information validation and assessment

 Performance outcomes:

 

The workshop outline below describes several components and modules.

 ·   Apply research processes and strategies

·   Use different methods of data analysis

·   Identify and validate trends

·   Present information that is meaningful to your audience

·   Identify Open Source intelligence products

·   Identify and access key sources

·   Assess various streams of information

·   Understand and assess source bias

This workshop aligns with the following

AQTF and ASQA competencies:

·   BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information

 ·   PSPGOV406B Gather and analyse information

 ·   PSPGOV504B Undertake research and analysis

Note * This qualification is not awarded during this ‘workshop’.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Program:

The workshop introduces research methods using a wide range of Open Source material and will introduce practical research methodologies and techniques. The program concentrates on best practices on the collection side discussing the methodology within a live Internet environment.

 Mode of Delivery:

Face-to Face instruction

The workshop concentrates on best practices on the collection side discussing the methodology within a live Internet environment

Duration:

1 day (on inquiry of need / depending on invitation of supplemental speaker/s).

Student Requirements:

 WiFi compatible – Laptop / PC (please be mindful of Desk Space (may be limited))

USB / External Flash Drive

This workshop is delivered as a Pro Bono* workshop as a part of our affiliate program.

*conditions apply

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