• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

While many organizations are focusing their resources on implementing internal security controls, few turn their attention to the open source intelligence (OSINT) that attackers exploit in an effort to circumvent those controls. In this course, Performing OSINT Gathering on Corporate Targets, you'll learn foundational knowledge of gathering various forms of corporate OSINT as part of a penetration test. First, you'll explore tools and techniques for collecting OSINT. Next, you'll discover how to analyze that OSINT, separating the useful information from the noise. Finally, you'll learn how to organize your findings and prepare the subsequent phases of the penetration test. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of corporate OSINT gathering needed to conduct an effective, worthwhile penetration test.

Learning Objectives

  • Preparing to Perform Corporate OSINT
  • Gathering Physical OSINT
  • Gathering Logical OSINT
  • Constructing an Org Chart
  • Gathering Electronic OSINT
  • Identifying Infrastructure Assets
  • Gathering Financial OSINT

    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.