Navigate the internet safely and effectively to perform enhanced customer due-diligence investigation.
This is a structured programme of expert-led online interactive skills-based training.
Effective Open Source information gathering is an essential skill for financial crime risk professionals in the modern digital age.
This course is invaluable for learners who want to search and validate information for individuals, including PEPs and their close associates, as well as scrutinising company formation to identify undisclosed beneficial ownership and assets.
This course consists of two parts and provides practical personal development:
Open Source Intelligence Investigation (OSINT) Awareness (2 hours)
Learners will be able to identify sources of information with guidance on how to use search engines effectively, safely and with anonymity. You will see a demonstration of how to conduct forensic name searches to verify information and identity of natural persons and use digital information to verify location through images.
We will also demonstrate how to use undisclosed identity verifier information for individuals and companies including undisclosed beneficial ownership or influence, different family name associations and close business associates of PEPs.
Open Source Intelligence Investigation (OSINT) Advanced Training (5 hours)
You will learn how to perform enhanced due diligence checks and validation for non face-to-face relationships to identify key information and risks relating to new and existing clients.
Learners will be able to search with anonymity using measures that can be employed to ensure safety and privacy whilst online. You will also be able to identify undisclosed data and information from social media activity to complete customer risk assessments.
You will learn to perform an open source investigation and risk assessment of a given individual or organisation and much more.