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OSINT Training: Investigation Techniques for Social Media

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Register now for 24 hours of OSINT training. Contact

This innovative course includes the following topics:
• Browser leaks and IP trackers
• Geo WiFi Sniffers
• VPNs
• Anonymization and the Dark Web
• Personnel safety and best practices
Basic Internet Research
• Evaluating websites
• Repetitive searching
• People search
• Working with images
• Monitoring Twitter
Social Media Investigations
• Facebook
• Instagram
• Snapchat
• Reddit
• TikTok
• Emerging Social Media
• Mobile Apps
• Open source assets for analyzing social media

This course is intended for Law Enforcement and regulatory personnel (both sworn and civilian), investigators, analysts, and administrators.

Instructor Kirby Plessas, is a recognized OSINT subject matter expert since 2007 and known for fast-paced, innovative courses covering techniques for the dark web, social media, and emerging technologies. Students will learn skills for immediate application for social media exploitation and proficiency in emerging technologies from a law enforcement perspective. These skills are compatible with Analyst's Notebook and other solutions but do not require the purchase of additional software for their use.

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