• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The Certified in Open Source Intelligence (C|OSINT) program is the first and only globally recognized and accredited board certification on open source intelligence. You will learn real-world applicable skills that are utilized by law enforcement, military intelligence, private investigators, loss prevention, cyber defenders and attackers all use to help aid in their investigations.

Our goal is to create an industry-leading body of knowledge and skillsets that meet the McAfee Institute's high standards that can be taught, tested and validated so you can be successful in your career regardless if you are in law enforcement, intelligence, loss prevention, private investigations, information security, or cybersecurity.

This program is completely online and self-study once the modules are released and are delivered over 6 weeks period of time. One module is released each week to study, learn, and test your competency. Every week students will participate in a number of hands-on labs using the methodologies taught during that week. More than 30 labs in this certification program use the web and dark web to help teach you the real-world skills you need to be successful.

What is Included?

  • COSINT Digital Study Guides
  • COSINT Online Training Course
  • 50 CPE Credits

Bonus Items!

  • COSINT Online Prep Review Course
  • COSINT Exam Fee
  • Networking & Collaboration

Learning Objectives

You will learn real-world applicable skills that are utilized by law enforcement, military intelligence, private investigators, loss prevention, cyber defenders and attackers all use to help aid in their investigations.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.