PGI’s OSINT course accredited as GCHQ Certified Training


10 Jan 2017

PGIâs OSINT course accredited as GCHQ Certified Training

 

PGI is delighted to announce that its Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) course has been accredited as GCHQ Certified Training.

What is OSINT?

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is intelligence derived from publicly available information. Essentially, we all do it. Whether it’s looking for the best price for a holiday or carrying out due diligence on a company we all carry out research in various ways.

Why Should You Take the OSINT Course?

What the OSINT course gives you the knowledge to carrying out OSINT in a more structured and efficient way to ensure that your research is as thorough as possible. The course is very useful for anyone that carries out research on a daily basis. Journalists, security professionals, sales people etc…

Basically if you work in any type of research or investigative role the OSINT course is for you.

The course takes the client back to 1st principles.  It explains what OSINT actually is, the diverse range of sources both traditional (Newspapers / web pages / etc.) and non-traditional (metadata / GPS locations, web page registration details / IP address / etc.), their strengths and weaknesses and often more importantly what factors should be taken into account to judge the veracity of the information. 

The course also shows different ways in which a graphical representation of data can give insights into often complex and apparently unconnected information.

Exceptional Trainers

PGI’s GCHQ accredited trainers will give you a thorough understanding of all things OSINT, its strengths and weaknesses as well as how to avoid the common pitfalls you may face when using OSINT operationally. The course delivers un-scripted exercises throughout to give every delegate hands on experience.

PGI’s trainers all have significant Government, Military and commercial OSINT experience and can deliver the course anywhere in the world. The course can also be tailored to your specific needs to give you training that is most relevant to you.  The course is 3 days but can be extended if necessary as per your requirements.

For more information call us now on +44 (0) 207 887 2699 or email us at clientservices@pgitl.com

For the latest PGI updates like our pages on LinkedIn – PGIPGI Cyber , Facebook – PGIPGI Cyber and Twitter

 

Share this article

Contact us

Call us now to discuss your requirements with one of our consultants.

Contact us today

Related News

CISMP, CISSP and CISM - what's in an acronym?

20 Mar 2017

There is a wide range of different security courses available, and a mind-boggling array of...

Watch Video

International Womens Day - Pioneering Women in Tec...

08 Mar 2017

Pioneering Women in Technology – Katherine JohnsonThe Oscar season has been and...

Watch Video

Law Firms and why they need cyber security

06 Mar 2017

Suffering a data breach can be devastating for any company but for law firms the impacts can be...

Watch Video
Back to the News Hub

Follow us

+44 (0)207 887 2699
©2017 PGI - Protection Group International Ltd. All rights reserved.
PGI - Protection Group International Ltd is registered in England & Wales, reg. no. 07967865
Registered address: Cascades 1, 1190 Park Avenue, Aztec W, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4FP