UT Dallas 2023 Graduate Catalog

PPPE6304 - Open-Source Intelligence for Cyber Security and Policy

PPPE 6304 Open-Source Intelligence for Cyber Security and Policy (3 semester credit hours) This is a comprehensive course that introduces students to the concepts and techniques of open-source intelligence (OSINT). This course aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to gather intelligence from publicly available sources and use this information to defend against cyber attacks. Throughout the course, students will be introduced to various tools and techniques used in OSINT research and will have the opportunity to apply what they've learned in practical, hands-on labs. These labs are designed to simulate real-world scenarios and give students a chance to understand how OSINT can be applied in their future careers in security and policy. With a focus on both theory and practical skills, this course provides students with a well-rounded understanding of the importance and use of OSINT in the field of cyber security and policy. (3-0) Y