Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) – Turning Information into Actionable Intelligence (IIMB)

CIP Society Webinar

Online, MB Map
Date and Time: July 05, 2023 11:00am - 12:45pm CDT

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The CE Credits Hours are only valid in Manitoba.


Open-source intelligence is a process designed to gather information from public sources such as websites and government databases. The application of intelligence gathering of open and restricted data sources include the collection, processing, exploitation, analysis and use of multiple sources of information to generate investigative findings. Gain insight on the risks, rewards, and current trends of OSINT investigations.

Webinar Objectives

Review how to access and utilize online databases and archives 
• Discuss risks and rewards of OSINT collection and trends
• Examine investigative tools as they apply to online research

Webinar Presenter

Sandra Harley, Regional Manager, Investigations - Xpera Risk Mitigation & Investigation 
Sandra graduated from Simon Fraser University with a degree in communications and a minor in education. She completed training through Toddington International, Using the Internet as an Investigative Research Tool, and has stayed abreast on current industry trends in the area of open-source intelligence and investigative interviewing. She has conducted hundreds of investigations in the area of open-source intelligence and interviews over her 18 year investigative career. Prior to her work with Xpera, Sandra was employed in the non-profit sector, working with marginalized communities such as high-risk youth and women leaving abusive relationships. She applies a trauma-informed approach to her work.

Corporate Rate: For groups of 6 or more $64.29 + GST/ person (plus membership fee if not a member of the Insurance Institute).  Please email or call 204-956-1702 to register

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Number of Continuing Education Credits:  1.5 CE Credit (#42012)
*** Full attendance is required.*** Late arrival or early departure results in no CE hours issued as per ICM regulations. For a webinar, this includes a transmission disruption due to unresolvable technical issues. Partial hours cannot be issued.  

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Cancellation Policy:No cancellation allowed. Substitute welcome as long as we are notified more than 24 hours prior to the webinar. All registrants will receive an e-mail providing the link to the Webinar the day before.

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