Alternative and Advanced Search Engine OSINT

Class Description

Based on previous requests and surveys, the OSINTion is debuting this brand new course for 2021! During the course of 4 hours, students will learn about a variety of search engines and techniques. This course will work on advanced search operators initially then pivot into regional and specialized search engines, providing students with a whole new area of the internet to use for OSINT collection and analysis.

In brief, this course covers the following via lectures, labs, and demonstrations:

  • Google Dorking/Advanced Operators
  • Other Search Engines
    • Regional
    • Specialized Focus
  • Techniques for more effective searching abroad
  • Considerations and use of each

Upcoming Offerings (All times EST)

SINGLE 4-HOUR SESSIONS:

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Prerequisites

Prerequisites are hosted within the Student Resources section of the OSINTion Wiki. Prior to the course, please register for an account on the Wiki Here and the Discord Here then complete this form.

Who Is This Class For?

This class is for anyone from an absolute beginner in OSINT all the way up to seasoned law enforcement, penetration testers, cyber threat intelligence analysts and beyond.

Cost

This 4-hour course costs $125, but coupon codes are often released on Joe’s and the OSINTion’s social media platforms.

Partners and Causes listed on the Partners and Causes page have coupon codes that will provide students with 15% off of course tuition and also provide the partner or cause a donation of 15% of the course tuition for each time their code is used. Choose your favorite and help them with fundraising!

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Alternate Payment Methods

Information about using alternative payment methods can be found here.

Continuing Education & Employer Relations

Information about getting certificates, badges, or invoices for CPEs/CEUs/etc. and employer reimbursement can be found here.

Class Offerings

This class, in addition to all others, can be viewed on the calendar here.

About Joe and The OSINTion

The OSINTion is an online and onsite Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) training provider based in the US. The Principal Instructor, Joe Gray, is a recognized expert in OSINT and other relevant topics in information security. Joe’s passionate and common sense approach to OSINT is easy to comprehend and natural for students to follow along. By day, Joe is a Senior OSINT Specialist with a firm in the US.

Competitively, Joe has placed in the following competitions involving OSINT:

  • 3rd place in the NOLACon OSINT CTF in 2018 (as a member of the Password Inspection Agency)
  • 3rd place in the NOLACon OSINT CTF in 2019 (as a member of the Password Inspection Agency)
  • 2nd place in the BSides Atlanta OSINT CTF in 2019 (as a member of the Password Inspection Agency)
  • 1st place in the DerbyCon Social Engineering Capture the Flag (SECTF) in 2017
  • 4th place in the DerbyCon OSINT CTF in 2019
  • 2nd place in the Hackfest (Quebec) Missing Persons CTF powered by TraceLabs in 2019 (as a member of the Password Inspection Agency)
  • 2nd place in the Hackfest (Quebec) Social Engineering Capture the Flag (SECTF) in 2019
  • 2nd place in the TraceLabs Global Missing Persons CTF V (as a member of the Password Inspection Agency)
  • 1st place in the TraceLabs Global OSINT Search Party at DEFCON 28 (as a member of the Password Inspection Agency)