III-OSINT-Module 7A: Introduction to Social Media Platforms

Identifying People Through Their Social Media Activities. Introducing Messaging Apps and Emulators

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

Introducing Social Media and the research opportunities available to III (OSINT) researchers. The resources, processing techniques and recording methodology is covered. Also, Messaging applications and the techniques to investigate them are discussed.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The trainee will have knowledge of the extensive Social Media resource, and the capability to research, locate and gather material safely and effectively. Also, the trainee will have the capability to deploy an emulator to investigate Messaging Applications.

PUBLIC/PRIVATE SECTOR DIFFERENTIATION

Module 7 Part A does differentiate but only in the Live Online Training, where investigation opportunites that are available only to Law Enforcement officers are introduced.

MODULE CONTENTS

INTRODUCING SOCIAL MEDIA

EFFECTIVE PROCESSING TECHNIQUES

THE SOCIAL MEDIA GHOST

LEGALITY OF RESEARCHING SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

LEGAL RIGHTS & OBLIGATIONS OF III (OSINT) INVESTIGATORS

OVERVIEW OF SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

OSINT & SOCMINT TOOLING

LOCATING ONLINE ACCOUNTS

SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT DETAIL

SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT INVESTIGATIONS

DATABASES TO LOCATE A SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT

PEOPLE SEARCH RESOURCES

EMAIL & MOBILE PHONE NUMBER RESOURCES

DEPLOYING THE EMULATOR TO INVESTIGATE MOBILE APPS

GEOLOCATING SOCIAL MEDIA USERS

All Parts of Module 7
CPD Credits: 4.4 Hours
Duration:

Preparation (PDF): 01:40

Live Online Training: 02:00

Module Assessment: 00:40

CPD Certificate: