The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Open-Source Intelligence

This course will be broken down into two sessions, which take place on the same day.

Taught by Paul Myers, one of Europe’s leading open source intelligence specialists and a pioneer of open source research.

Open Source: Information Search

In this session, the BBC’s Paul Myers shares his techniques for finding information online and reveals how tools and techniques can manipulate Google, or find information previously thought deleted from the Internet.

Open Source: Finding people online

BBC’s Paul Myers reveals his techniques for finding people. The session will include specialist resources and social media research on Facebook & Twitter.

All timing – BST (UTC +1h)

Technical Requirements

This course will be hosted on Zoom.

Our Zoom account’s default settings have been modified to maximise information security and ensure all training participants’ data protection and privacy. See details of our Zoom infosec settings HERE.

8 July 2020 – Open-Source Intelligence

Information Search
Finding people online

Paul Myers

The BBC’s top online sleuth Paul Myers is one of Europe's leading open-source intelligence specialists and a very popular and engaging speaker. He has been working at the sharp edge of online research for nearly twenty years.
  • 8 July 2020 14.00–16.20
Location: Zoom Meeting