Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM PST
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Mimi's Café 
19710 Norhoff Pl
Chatsworth, CA 91311

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Barbara Wolford, L.A. District Director 
Professional Investigators of California, Inc. 

PICA Presents: L.A. District Meeting - Seminar on Open Source Intelligence & Director Election 

Open Source Intelligence Training (OSINT)

Course Description and Details 

Presented by Sandra Stibbards of Camelot Investigations

Exploring beyond the boundaries and developing unexpected information in places you did not know exist using techniques to simplify and direct your results is just the beginning of what this training will do for you.  Open source intelligence is more than just an ability to use the Internet.  Special databases and offline sources are among the many rich veins of information that go unknown and untapped by the financial industry, intelligence analysts, business researchers, law enforcement, investigators, security personnel, EP teams, legal professionals, and financial researchers.  You will learn a number of essential investigative skills.

The Thought Process that will change the way you obtain information and open your mind!

How to Protect your Identity while searching and maneuver covertly!

Direct your Searches to obtain results quickly for Best Due Diligence!

Find unexpected items such as Confidential and Financial Information!

Use Social Networks and Media as an Investigative Tool!

How to dive deep for Business Information!

Learn to KYC (Know Your Customer) and KYCC (Know your Customer’s Customer)!

How to conduct Vulnerability Assessments using Open Sources!

Learn proper Security of your network and computers!

The Open Source Intelligence Training will provide an education and information you will not be able to acquire anywhere else.  The class is completely interactive keeping you busy every moment and enjoying the activities.  You will conduct your Backgrounds, Due Diligence Investigations, Locates, Asset Investigations, Vulnerability Assessments, Risk Assessments, Corporate Investigations, and all searches more thoroughly once you have attended this Open Source Intelligence Training!


  • Privacy and Proxies – Protect Yourself First
  • Approaches to Searching:  Basic Search Techniques and  Advanced Search Techniques
  • Deep Web Part 1 – US and International People Searches
  • Deep Web Part 2 – US and International Public Records
  • Pay Databases – Best systems to utilize, Cost Efficient Approaches, Pros and Cons
  • Deep Web Part 3 –Social Networks, Blogs, Forums and Social Media Search Tips
  • Ways to Utilize Social Media in Your Investigations
  • US and International Business Search Engines and Sites
  • Specialized Sites
  • Tools and Downloads - mapping images, tracking software, 


The Open Source Intelligence Training course provides extensive information relating to surface and deep web searching along with advanced online search techniques & strategies, online privacy / anonymity tools,  counterintelligence techniques used by the criminal element, search techniques of blogs and social networks including social media monitoring, utilize database systems, methods to obtain historical website pages, develop previous domain & website details that no longer exist, geolocating, reverse imaging, transfer of large files, screen shot capabilities, and much more while locating hidden information.

Lists of search engines, blogs, forums, social networks, etc. along with search tools on the ways to use these items will be provided throughout the training. You will never conduct an investigation in the same manner as you did before you attend this class. 

This event it FREE to current PICA members!

Non PICA members will be charged $20.

All non PICA members can join PICA for only $99!

A "no host" dinner will be available.