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This course covers the techniques,
tools and methods of conducting effective Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) research
and tracking to gain insights about people, organizations, and issues for
business or investigative purposes. Participants will learn how to accurately
assess and efficiently monitor new sources of publicly available information,
including the Internet and social media, collect and process relevant data, and
characterize and analyze information, while still maintaining their online
security and anonymity.
The course will also cover principles
of data literacy, data visualization, and data management, and will teach
participants the skills required to begin to harness the awesome power of publicly
available information to gain and maintain a competitive edge in most modern