Certification

Certification

GIAC Open Source Intelligence (GOSI)

Security Professionals that want to demonstrate they are qualified for IT systems hands-on roles with respect to security tasks. Candidates are required to demonstrate an understanding of information security beyond simple terminology and concepts.

GOSI Exam Certification Objectives
Dark Web The candidate will be able to utilize the dark web to perform data collection.
General Data Collection The candidate will be able to collect, analyze, and report on personal data including usernames, contact information, images, maps, and other publicly available data.
Government and Enterprises The candidate will be able to use government provided data and other data sources to research businesses and government activity, including breach data.
Network Data The candidate will be able to discover and inspect information about domains, IP addresses, and networks.
OSINT Foundations The candidate will recognize the goals of OSINT and the data collection life cycle, including be able to implement an OSINT process through the use of a secure data collection & documentation platform.
OSINT Frameworks and Tools The candidate will be able to use frameworks, recon suites, and search engines to aid in the harvesting and analysis of data.
Social Media The candidate will be able to collect, analyze, and report on social media data, including an understanding of the use of sock puppets.