This course focuses on the ability to gather information on people and companies only from free online available sources. In addition to using advanced web searches and other web sites, this course will be leveraging the tools available to look ‘under the surface’ of the internet, accessing data troughs database API’s like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and others. Participants will learn techniques on how to get information from the dark web, how to analyze cryptocurrencies, explore blockchain. A big part of the training is dedicated to money fraud analysis, cryptocurrencies transactions, online data exchange.
Students should have a basic understanding of open source intelligence data gathering and be comfortable with different types of online researching.