The online video course for Maltego Social Links transforms
The online video course teaches you how to use Maltego Social Links transforms for quicker, more thorough investigations.
What can I do with Social Links Transforms?
Social Links gives the researcher a range of capabilities:
- Automatically collect data from multiple sources for an investigation or project
- Easily discern patterns and relationships among the data entities collected
- Represent information visually for a quick, accurate assessment
About the course
The Social Links OSINT Academy was created to deliver in-depth training in the use of this powerful tool. It introduces Maltego’s capabilities, shows you how to operate with the SL transforms and combine them for maximal effect. The course also offers practical exercises to support your training. The examples demonstrate real-world applications and providing you with hands-on experience.
What will I get?
After taking the Social Links OSINT Academy, you’ll be able to identify the SL transforms you need for your projects and then to
- Collect data for your investigations from multiple OSINT sources by using transforms
- Analyze the automatically created links on a large visual canvas
- Display your findings in vibrant graphs
- Customize the software settings and Transform parameters to suit your needs
The Social Links Transform system and course cover the following groups:
- Social Networks
- Company Information
- Domain-IP Threat Intelligence
- Search Engines
- Dark Web & Leaks
- People & Email Search
- Video & Images
We’ll explore each category and give you all the tools needed for investigation and research. For example, you’ll learn how to do the following:
- Find and analyze Facebook profiles and pages
- Identify hidden (private) mutual friends for a Facebook profile
- Identify social networks based on email, photos and accounts
- Investigate with SL in forums, markets and boards on the Dark Web
- Create sets that automate your work
- Work with transforms in messenger apps such as Telegram and WhatsApp
- Use graph templates to get started quickly and easily
The course provides a detailed introduction for each transform package as well as the possible results containing actual or linked entities. Plus, you’ll get templates for “start entities.”
Beyond the topics of SL transforms, you’ll learn how to apply a different layout to a graph and see how it affects analysis.
The course focuses on exercises that teach you the time-saving techniques. You’ll build skills quickly!
You’ll have the edge
Discussion for each lesson allows you to ask questions and give feedback. So, you’ll help enhance the course as you learn.
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