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Certified in Open Source Intelligence (C|OSINT)

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 Elevate Your Investigative Skillset: Master the World of C|OSINT

Become the Cyber Investigative Expert that Agencies Trust: Welcome to the C|OSINT Certification, your definitive pathway to mastering Open Source Intelligence. Delivered by industry veterans from military intelligence, law enforcement, and cybersecurity, this program equips you with immediately applicable, respected, and in-demand skills.

Unlock Practical Intelligence Techniques: Gain access to actionable skills that are instrumental for investigations across various sectors, including law enforcement, military intelligence, loss prevention, and cybersecurity. Our comprehensive curriculum covers key areas like Open Source Intelligence, Social Media Intelligence, Cyber Investigations, Intelligence Collection, and Legal Fundamentals.

Your Questions Answered: Why Choose C|OSINT?

  • Is this certification globally recognized? Absolutely. Our program is trusted and endorsed within the industry and has gained worldwide recognition.
  • What real-world skills will I acquire? You will gain hands-on experience in Open Source Intelligence, Social Media Intelligence, and Cyber Investigations, among others.
  • How long is the program? The course is designed for flexible learning, allowing you to complete it within 3 to 6 months depending on your schedule. You can move as fast or as slow as you want. You have one year to complete the exam.
  • What's the ROI on completing this certification? With C|OSINT, you're not just gaining a certification; you're entering an elite network of highly skilled cyber investigators and boosting your career prospects immensely.

Join an Elite Network and Drive Efficiency: Become proficient in conducting fast, accurate, and effective cyber investigations while becoming a part of a global community of experts. Your future in investigative intelligence will be amplified, offering you unprecedented career growth opportunities.

Industry-Aligned and Future-Ready: Our course is meticulously designed in alignment with the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, ensuring that your skills are cutting-edge and in high demand.

Exclusive Offer: Enroll today and gain complimentary access to our private C|OSINT community, receive ongoing curriculum updates, and get specialized career support.

Your Future, Amplified: This isn't just a course; it's an investment in a transformative journey. Emerge with new skills, broader horizons, and the confidence to excel in the industry.

Take the Leap to Elite Status Today: Are you ready for a transformative experience filled with career-defining opportunities and breakthrough moments? Click below to embark on this life-changing journey.

CURRICULUM
  • Welcome to C|OSINT
    img Welcome to the Comprehensive Open Source Intelligence (C|OSINT) course.
  • The Foundation of OSINT
    img Introduction to the fundamental principles and concepts of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT).
  • The Intelligence Cycle
    img Understanding the stages and processes involved in the intelligence cycle.
  • Intelligence Collection Disciplines
    img Exploring various intelligence collection disciplines and their relevance in gathering information.
  • Privacy and Data Protection
    img Understanding the importance of privacy regulations and data protection in OSINT practices.
  • Setting Up a Lab & Virtual Machine
    img Step-by-step guide to setting up a lab environment and virtual machine for OSINT activities.
  • Critical Thinking
    img Developing critical thinking skills for effective analysis and decision-making in OSINT.
  • OSINT Browser Configuration
    img Configuring web browsers for optimal OSINT data collection and analysis.
  • Open Source Intelligence Research
    img Techniques and methodologies for conducting research using open source intelligence tools and resources.
  • Advanced OSINT Research
    img Advanced techniques and strategies for conducting in-depth OSINT research.
  • SOCMINT
    img Understanding and utilizing Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) in OSINT operations.
  • Mobile Apps OSINT
    img Investigating mobile applications for OSINT purposes.
  • OSINT and SOCMINT Recon and Intelligence
    img Combining OSINT and SOCMINT techniques for reconnaissance and intelligence gathering.
  • Final Board Exam
    img Comprehensive exam to assess the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the course.

RESEARCH BASED ASSIGNMENTS

Through out this program you will be tasked with completing multiple researched based assignments and discussions that are required to complete the program.

DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS BELOW

Want to learn more about the OSINT training course? Within this program, you are going to discover cutting-edge techniques and real-world training in OSINT & SOCMINT and position yourself as an industry-recognized expert with this incredible Certification Program. Download the complete syllabus here.

 


EXAM DETAILS

Exam Details Program- is graded on a pass/fail system by obtaining a 70% or better is considered a passing grade. The open-source course exam is taken online at the convenience of your home or office. It is a closed book exam and is 200 questions. The questions are in a true/false, multiple-choice & scenario-based format. It is a timed exam, you get 3 hours to complete the exam and you must do so in one sitting. Once you start the exam you must complete it. You get one attempt to pass the exam. If you fail the exam you must purchase a new exam license to sit for the exam.

You can purchase an exam license here for $450 USD separately to sit for the exam if you don't buy the open-source intelligence training bundle.

RENEWAL

The cost is $125 for an additional two years and requires proof of completion of 25 CPE credits. 

ELIGIBILITY 

Bachelor’s degree or higher (no experience is needed)

OR

Associate degree plus 2 YEARS of professional work experience in e-commerce, fraud, investigations, IT, law enforcement, forensics, criminal justice, law, and loss prevention 

OR

High school diploma or equivalency plus 3 YEARS of professional work experience as stated above. 

Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud or the like shall be ineligible to become a C|OSINT. The applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining Certified in Open Source Intelligence.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

What if I don’t want to attend the OSINT training course program. Can I just sit for the exam?

You do not need to attend our training programs to sit for the board exam.

If you are interested in sitting for the exam only to become a Certified Open Source Intelligence (C|OSINT), you may obtain an exam license to do so. Exam licenses are valid for one year after purchase. Click here to purchase just an exam.  

If you are interested in the Open Source Intelligence training only, you may do so by enrolling in the Qualified Open Source Intelligence (Q|OSINT) program. Upon completion of the Qualified Open Source Intelligence (Q|OSINT) training program, you will receive a certificate of completion. 

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    • Salman A.
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      Rated 5 out of 5 stars
      Great course

      if anyone care about osint i recommend this course for investigator or cyber professional.

    • Andrey R.
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      I enjoyed this course

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      Great Learning Experience

      This is a wealth of information. The course is simple, but still in depth enough to give a solid understanding of OSINT. I enjoy that each section is broken down to allow for self-paced research and learning.

    • Nigel R.
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      Mind Opening

      As an investigator I am always looking to improve my skill set. I am learning new things as I progress through the course that I consider vital. I would encourage fellow colleagues to take this course.

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    Certified in Open Source Intelligence (C|OSINT)

    $1,547.00 $2,997.00

     Elevate Your Investigative Skillset: Master the World of C|OSINT

    Become the Cyber Investigative Expert that Agencies Trust: Welcome to the C|OSINT Certification, your definitive pathway to mastering Open Source Intelligence. Delivered by industry veterans from military intelligence, law enforcement, and cybersecurity, this program equips you with immediately applicable, respected, and in-demand skills.

    Unlock Practical Intelligence Techniques: Gain access to actionable skills that are instrumental for investigations across various sectors, including law enforcement, military intelligence, loss prevention, and cybersecurity. Our comprehensive curriculum covers key areas like Open Source Intelligence, Social Media Intelligence, Cyber Investigations, Intelligence Collection, and Legal Fundamentals.

    Your Questions Answered: Why Choose C|OSINT?

    Join an Elite Network and Drive Efficiency: Become proficient in conducting fast, accurate, and effective cyber investigations while becoming a part of a global community of experts. Your future in investigative intelligence will be amplified, offering you unprecedented career growth opportunities.

    Industry-Aligned and Future-Ready: Our course is meticulously designed in alignment with the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, ensuring that your skills are cutting-edge and in high demand.

    Exclusive Offer: Enroll today and gain complimentary access to our private C|OSINT community, receive ongoing curriculum updates, and get specialized career support.

    Your Future, Amplified: This isn't just a course; it's an investment in a transformative journey. Emerge with new skills, broader horizons, and the confidence to excel in the industry.

    Take the Leap to Elite Status Today: Are you ready for a transformative experience filled with career-defining opportunities and breakthrough moments? Click below to embark on this life-changing journey.

    CURRICULUM

    RESEARCH BASED ASSIGNMENTS

    Through out this program you will be tasked with completing multiple researched based assignments and discussions that are required to complete the program.

    DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS BELOW

    Want to learn more about the OSINT training course? Within this program, you are going to discover cutting-edge techniques and real-world training in OSINT & SOCMINT and position yourself as an industry-recognized expert with this incredible Certification Program. Download the complete syllabus here.

     


    EXAM DETAILS

    Exam Details Program- is graded on a pass/fail system by obtaining a 70% or better is considered a passing grade. The open-source course exam is taken online at the convenience of your home or office. It is a closed book exam and is 200 questions. The questions are in a true/false, multiple-choice & scenario-based format. It is a timed exam, you get 3 hours to complete the exam and you must do so in one sitting. Once you start the exam you must complete it. You get one attempt to pass the exam. If you fail the exam you must purchase a new exam license to sit for the exam.

    You can purchase an exam license here for $450 USD separately to sit for the exam if you don't buy the open-source intelligence training bundle.

    RENEWAL

    The cost is $125 for an additional two years and requires proof of completion of 25 CPE credits. 

    ELIGIBILITY 

    Bachelor’s degree or higher (no experience is needed)

    OR

    Associate degree plus 2 YEARS of professional work experience in e-commerce, fraud, investigations, IT, law enforcement, forensics, criminal justice, law, and loss prevention 

    OR

    High school diploma or equivalency plus 3 YEARS of professional work experience as stated above. 

    Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud or the like shall be ineligible to become a C|OSINT. The applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining Certified in Open Source Intelligence.

    ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

    What if I don’t want to attend the OSINT training course program. Can I just sit for the exam?

    You do not need to attend our training programs to sit for the board exam.

    If you are interested in sitting for the exam only to become a Certified Open Source Intelligence (C|OSINT), you may obtain an exam license to do so. Exam licenses are valid for one year after purchase. Click here to purchase just an exam.  

    If you are interested in the Open Source Intelligence training only, you may do so by enrolling in the Qualified Open Source Intelligence (Q|OSINT) program. Upon completion of the Qualified Open Source Intelligence (Q|OSINT) training program, you will receive a certificate of completion. 

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