Jon Blake Platinum 3P

Jon Blake, Director of Cyber & Intelligence with Platinum 3P


At the conclusion of this opening module, delegates will be able to:

  • Explain what Open Source material is
  • Apply basic and advanced Web search techniques
  • Identify useful open source databases and indexes
  • Apply appropriate evidence capture methodologies in Internet investigations
  • State legislation and procedural practices which may influence internet investigations

At the conclusion of this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Apply appropriate safeguards when operating online to protect tactics including anonymisation
  • Demonstrate the investigative value of digital images
  • Demonstrate the investigative value of websites
  • Demonstrate the investigative value of Social Media i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc
  • Describe the Dark Web

To attend this online course you will need 2 Internet enabled devices. The first such as a smartphone, tablet or laptop is in order to view the training presentations and listen to the Instructor.

The second device will be used to complete the exercises and work along with the instructor and will need world wide web access enabled. A work laptop will be fine for this purpose, although some websites may not be available via your corporate network.

"Well presented and delivered in a manner that is easy to understand." Martina Clancy, Solicitor

"Content relevant at all times. Excellent-measured pace. Ample opportunity to interact." Colman Kelly, Waste Enforcement Regional Lead Authority Southern Region

"The trainer was very engaging and knowledgeable. Materials and OSINT tools very useful and a handy reminder of the types of information and best practice that should be used." Ruth, Intelligence Analyst, GSOC

"I recently attended the Open Source Investigations course run by La Touche. Jon Blake, the trainer was excellent and presented the information in a clear, concise, easy to understand way. It was well paced and allowed participants time to follow along on their own computers. An excellent, informative course with very useful and practical information. Top marks! I highly recommend."  Melanie Farrar, Department of Agriculture

Booking option
Tue 8 Mar 2022 - 10:00AM
Wed 9 Mar 2022 - 2:00PM
Online €650

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