Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Investigation - Module 1

Lausanne, Switzerland

5th July 2018 / 30th October 2018 

This one-day course delivered in English will teach you the basic concepts of Internet research, explain the types of digital traces left by a user, and introduce you to the fundamental notions of cyber threats and your own protection on Internet.

Through theory and practical hands-on exercises, participants will learn to conduct effective online investigations and efficiently generate relevant, timely and actionable intelligence by exploiting valuable open sources.
Training sessions can be delivered in French and German at Kudelski Security’s Cyber Academy in Lausanne, Switzerland, on your premises or at any other appropriate location. The curriculum can also be adapted to fit the specific needs of your organization. Our courses have a minimum 7 and maximum 15 participants per session.
You will learn how to:
  • Discover the difference between the visible and invisible web as well as understand current cyber threats
  • Discover how to protect your privacy on social media platforms
  • Learn how to use Google search accurately and efficiently, as well as the images search functions
  • Understand how to install and use extensions in browsers to effectively investigate
A wide range of case studies and practical exercises will be used throughout the training program.

Who should attend?

Collaborators and managers in the following areas:

  • Human resources
  • Legal and audit services
  • Police, investigation, security, fraud and compliance
  • Marketing and communication
  • Sales and purchasing
  • Administrative and diplomatic representatives 

Course Program

  • Internet: how it works, history, cookies, visible vs. invisible web
  • Cyber threats
  • Protecting your privacy on social media platforms
  • Basic Internet search
  • How to configure your browser
  • Investigating images: basic tools
  • Finding the owner of a website
  • Dark web: demo


  • 950 CHF for the full day training module