Open Source Intelligence Updates Training in 4 modules.
A Classroom Training Course over 2 days
for Private and Closed Groups


A cutting edge and fast moving 4 module course, that brings the experienced and competent OSINT practitioner up to date with the latest techniques and resources.

Course Code Class: COT-X-U

CPD Credits: 24 Hours


The OSINT Updates course introduces, explains and demonstrates, live and online, new techniques and resources that make up the complete attack surface available to the III (OSINT) practitioner.


The practitioner will have knowledge of many new OSINT resources and the capability to deploy them in live investigation processes.




Module 1: Google Resources - Day 1

    Epieos & Manual processing
    Google Documents
    Google Drive
    Google Cloud Console
    Command Line Capabilities

Module 2: Social Media Updates - Day 1

    Twitter capabilities since the compromise of tools, that started on 10 April 2023
    Instagram new capabilities
    Facebook new capabilities
    LinkedIN new capabilites
    Processing TikTok
    Processing Truth.Social
    Command line capabilities

Module 3: Geolocation Techniques & Resources - Day 2

    Technique to determine Date:Time of A Satellite Image
    Technique to determine Date:Time of Street View & Other Images
    Reverse Image Search with Geolocation focus
    Processing with HuntIntel
    Processing with Echosec

Module 4: Processing Data Breach & Leaks - Day 2

    Processing with Synapsint
    Processing with Seon
    Processing Data Breaches
    Data breaches on the Dark Web
    Searching downloaded data-sets 

The Classroom OSINT Updates Course has 4 modules delivered in 2 days.

For closed groups where only delegates assigned by the client organisation can attend.
The private group course are a blend of printed document OSINT material and a classroom training.
For each module, the trainee should have 1 to 2 hours of study time, to read the printed material.

2 Days

CPD Credits: 24

The price is £2,998 + VAT

The cost of the training facility is not included in the price.

Trainer travel, accommodation and substistence expenses are not included in the price.

You can arrange and pay for the travel, accommodation and subsistence.
Please be mindful of the budget for taxis and other out-of pocket expenses.

Axeten can book the travel & accommodation.
These items will be invoiced as expenses and charged at cost but with an admin fee of £25/hour.

For a training event outside the UK, travel days for the trainer are charged at £500 each day

The maximum recommended quantity of trainees for a private training is 12.
If you want to seat more people on your OSINT Training Course, that is your choice.

The customer shall provide the training facility.

The facility must have a fast and reliable internet connection that everyone can access.
All delegates should have a laptop computer with a large screen (13" minimum).

Also, the trainer shall require a large video monitor display or a projector and white screen.
The trainer will connect their laptop to the display or the projector.

An old style 'over-head' projector or slide projector is not adequate and shall not be provided.

The trainer is a highly experienced, ex-law enforcement officer.

The trainer provides explanations and where appropriate, live demonstrations, so that all delegates are sure they understand the subject matter of the current module.

All assessment is online with multiple choice questions.

At the end of each module, the trainee can take a Module Test.
Where all Module Tests are passed with a score of 70% or more
there is no need to take the Final Exam.

If a pass mark to not achieved on any Module Test, the trainee can take the Final Exam.
At the beginning or during the course, the trainee can decide to use the Module Tests only for practice
with the intention of taking the Final Exam at the end of the course.

The Final Exam should be taken within 1 calendar month from the end of the last module.
The Final Exam is activated on the request of the trainee and it has to be taken in one sitting within 7 days of activation.

Module Tests have only 3 or 5 questions and 30 minutes are permitted to complete the test.
The Final Exam has about 10 questions and the time allowed is 60 minutes.

Where the course is passed, a Certificate of Achievement is awarded with CPD credits.
The trainee can elect to have the average Module Test score or the Final Exam score display on the certificate.

Where the course is failed, but the trainee has attended all of the Live Online Training events, a Certificate of Attendance is awarded.


Twice a year, Axeten conducts a complete review of all of the training material.
Any significant update located during any review is applied to the training material.
All review and update activity is recorded and signed off by a director.



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Scope: A comprehensive and extensive training course, covering all recent updates relating to OSINT.

Audience: A Training for Corporate researchers, Legal services professionals, and Private investigators.

Jurisdiction: The Legislation and Policy module relates primarily to the UK. Otherwise, the principles taught relate to any jurisdiction. Axeten is developing Legal and Policy modules for other jurisdictions.

Provisioning: Help notes and classroom training.

Technical Requirements: No specialist equipment is required, just a standard desktop or laptop computer with a good Internet connection and a Firefox Browser.

Data Protection: Each organisation and all it's trainees, that take the training are responsible for protecting the data that might be processed during the training. Do not leak data to corporate interests. To do this, the delgates should avoid use of the Chrome or Edge Browsers.

Copyright: Each recipient of the training is obliged to protect the course material. There is no right to distribute the material to anyone else. This includes people inside your organisation.

Security: Each recipient of the training, and any purchasing organisation, is obliged to ensure that all computers and devices used during the course, are not compromised, so the material is not distributed unintentionally.

Certification: All trainees that pass the final exam receive a certificate with the assigned CPD Credits for the course taken. On request, the score attained shall display on the certificate. Certificates of Attendance, with no accreditation, are available.

Accreditation: All of the modules that might be taken in this course are accredited by The CPD Group.

Sign-up: Please contact Axeten to sign-up for the training or to request more information.