Trace Labs OSINT Foundations Course

Provided by OSINT Combine to Support Trace Labs Missing Persons Investigations

Become Ready To Conduct Missing Persons Investigations Using OSINT

Our Trace Labs Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Foundations Course is an essential start your OSINT learning journey and to prepare yourself for the Trace Labs OSINT Search Party Capture-The-Flag (CTF). Provided through an online self-paced, on-demand training course, we will teach you the most important fundamentals to collect and analyse publicly available information in support of the missing person investigations.

As a training partner, our course was designed in collaboration with Trace Labs, to enable participants to build and grow their online research skills, knowledge in investigative tools and to demonstrate foundational OSINT techniques.

The primary objective is to enhance the leads and outcomes related to missing persons investigations through the Trace Labs mission.

For continued knowledge and Advanced OSINT skills development, checkout our Advanced Open Source Intelligence Course.

Please see our curriculum below for the Trace Labs OSINT Foundations Course for all the amazing things you will learn and be able to apply directly to the Missing Persons CTF.

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Course Curriculum

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What do our students say?

"OSINT Combine Trace Lab Foundation course provides a solid foundation for OSINT techniques and resources available to professions interested in expanding their toolbox. Having entered the course with an interest in OSINT but little knowledge of the specific, I exit the course with a strong understanding of the foundations and resources available. I strongly recommend this course. Thank you Chris Poulter for sharing your expertise and providing excellent resources for future reference." - August 2020

"I just finished this Trace Labs OSINT Foundations training on OSINT Combine by Chris Poulter. It was an excellent course that touched upon several aspects of OSINT, including different analysis techniques, advanced google searching, reporting methods, people search engine, reverse image searching, username correlation, and cross-platform social network analysis." - July 2020

Your Instructor

Chris Poulter
Chris Poulter

Chris has extensive experience working in military and law enforcement environments with a proven background in delivering open source intelligence training to multi-national teams that service strategic, operational and tactical objectives. He understands the nexus between physical and digital operating environments which positions him as a leader in delivering world class OSINT training.

As the Founder & CEO of OSINT Combine, Chris has a proven history of providing top quality & leading edge open source intelligence techniques across the globe & enjoys sharing that knowledge through effective training programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 6 months, across any and all devices you own.
What if I have questions during my self-paced learning?
We want to give you the knowledge you paid for. We will happily answer any questions you have about the content and techniques as best we can.
Do I need any pre-existing skills or knowledge before starting this course?
Nope! We take you from the very start and all the way through to building an advanced foundation in the world of open source intelligence.
Are there quizzes throughout the course?
Absolutely! We want you to feel comfortable that the knowledge sunk in so we have created quizzes for each module.
What about completion certificates?
You will receive a certificate of completion with a serial number once you have finished the course