In-house Training:
OSINT Workshop and Maltego & Social Links Advanced Training Course

The expert-level seminar at your location. For police, law enforcement agencies, investigative journalists, corporate security departments, and anyone who wants to learn more about Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), efficient Internet research, Maltego, and Social Links.

OSINT Workshop

Maltego & Social Links Advanced Training Course

Customized seminar plan
Free choice of dates
Intensive training

corma GmbH is a leading specialist for Internet investigations and the professional use of Maltego and Social Links. We now offer intensive courses on these exciting topics with a flexible choice of dates.

Your advantage: The training courses take place on the company premises of our customers. This gives you and your employees the opportunity to discuss internal problems openly and in detail with us. In addition, the course’s focus can be customized according to your requirements and preferences.

Our in-house OSINT workshops and Maltego & Social Links training courses are very efficient:

  1. Your business processes are not affected.
  2. There are no costs for travel and accommodation of the participants.

Requirements for Participation

For successful participation in our OSINT Workshop or the Maltego & Social Links Advanced Training Course, each participant needs his or her own notebook. Internet access via LAN or WLAN is also required.

It is also recommended to have access to:

  • Projector / 75” 4K Screen
  • Printer
  • Flipcharts
  • Writing pads and writing utensils


Interactive lectures

Our tailor-made in-house training courses focus on you and your expectations. We involve you completely in the course planning and thus ensure the greatest possible success in learning.

Multiple media

For the best possible illustrations, we work with comprehensible mindmaps and MindManager presentations, pinboards, flipcharts, and live examples of Maltego and CaseFile.

High practical relevance

corma GmbH works with professional OSINT tools every day, and therefore we can show you many interesting live examples from practice. We can also discuss your specific cases and work out solutions together.

Extensive tips and seminar documents

In addition to learning the basics of Internet investigations, Maltego, and Social Links, you will learn about other useful OSINT tools and research resources. We give you tips and tricks that will make your day-to-day work much easier.

Your Trainer

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Jörn Weber

Jörn Weber is an investigator, trainer, and managing director at corma GmbH. Before joining the company, he worked as a police officer in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, for almost 20 years and finished his service as chief detective.

Now he and his team support the security departments and trademark protection officers of national and international clients.

Highly professional Internet research and the daily use of OSINT tools ensure the successful execution of investigations, thus also ensuring the practical relevance of the training.

corma GmbH is your partner for professional investigation work in the field of white-collar crime.

Since 1999, the company has been supporting its clients in uncovering white-collar crime worldwide. In doing so, corma GmbH relies on innovative analytical investigation methods.

The aim: To stop losses, identify criminals, and recognize and eliminate weak points. In addition to our on-site and in-house training courses, corma also offers online video courses that can be completed at your convenience.


Content and sample agenda for the trainings:

This in-house training course is a 3-day intensive course in which you will learn all the important basics of working with the Maltego research software. In addition, we will deal with a selection of over 700 transformations for social links, thus covering all important settings and operating options in detail.

The course focuses on
Input & importation of data
Visual analysis
Integration of transformations
Data exportation as charts or reports
Naturally, the Maltego & Social Links Training Course also covers advanced topics from the area of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), which are important for the use of the research software.
You will need
PC/Notebook (and mouse!)

  • Minimum working memory (RAM): 8 GB
  • Recommended working memory (RAM): 16 GB
  • Administrator rights for software installation
  • Firefox and Google Chrome (latest versions)
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent software (e.g. Open Office)

An extended understanding of the foundation of Internet services (HTTP, DNS) as well as a solid basic knowledge for working with search engines (“Google Hacking,” “Google Dorks”), including basic IT security principles (port scanning, etc.)
Basic technical knowledge in the areas of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and networking
A basic knowledge of information technology and the use of IT tools

For OSINT beginners, we recommend attending one of our workshops on Internet investigations before taking the Maltego & Social Links Advanced Training Course.

Maltego & Social Links Advanced Training Course Objectives: What Will I Learn?

Maltego & Social Links Training Course: Webinar Schedule

Day 1

9.00 am … Welcome & Introduction

Setup check

  • Installing Maltego software & Transforms
  • Best practices: Settings

10.00 am … Using Maltego correctly: The user interface (I)

  • Introduction to Maltego and Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
  • Entities
  • Action Bar & Context Menu
  • Starting transformations & options for graphs
1.00 pm … Using Maltego correctly: The user interface (II)
  • Layouts & Views
  • Investigate Tab
  • Entities & Collections
  • Transforms & Machines
  • Collaboration

On all 3 days, the seminar ends at 5:00 pm

Day 2

9.00 am … How do I use Maltego transformations? (I)

  • Infrastructure
  • Mapping the infrastructure of organizations / websites
  • Import & export of data from / to Maltego
  • How to get the most out of Maltego software
  • Tips and tricks that we regularly use in investigations

1.00 pm … How do I use Maltego transformations? (II) – Attribution

  • People
  • Attribution
  • Finding people and organizations behind the previously identified infrastructure
  • Introduction to techniques for finding, profiling, and identifying persons or groups of persons
  • Working with social networks, geo-tagged images, devices, aliases, and more
  • Working with other Transform providers such as Social Links, SocialNet, PassiveTotal, Shodan, DomainTools, and many more
Day 3

9.00 am … Introduction to Social Links

Setup check

  • Installation of software & Transforms
  • Best practices: Settings

10.00 am … How to use Social Links correctly: SOCMINT / OSINT (I)

  • Introduction to Social Links & Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
  • Transformation principle – Client / Server
  • What’s happening?
  • What API keys do I need for Social Links?
  • Overview of transformations in Social Links
  • Visible / non-visible transformations
  • Start entities as starting point
  • What results can be expected?
  • Start transformations
  • Reading & adding log files

1.00 pm … How to use Social Links correctly: SOCMINT / OSINT (II)

Investigations & research in

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Deep Web / Darknet
  • Domains
  • E-mail addresses
  • Facebook
  • Github
  • Instagram
  • IP4 addresses
  • LinkedIn, XING
  • Twitter
  • V contacts

and much more

Maltego & Social Links Advanced Training Course in German: Cost

Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in our intensive training on the use of Maltego and Social Links. In just 3 days, we will turn you from a Maltego beginner to an absolute research professional. Contact us now for an individual offer.

This workshop takes place over 2 consecutive days. The course content includes

  • Basics of Internet research
  • Configuration of the determination browser
  • Efficient searching on the net
  • Creation of a research plan and research protocol
  • Documentation and preservation of evidence
You will need
PC/Notebook (and mouse!)

  • Minimum memory (RAM): 8 GB
  • Recommended memory (RAM): 16 GB
  • Administrator rights for software installation
  • Firefox and Google Chrome (latest versions)
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent software (e.g. Open Office)

A basic knowledge of information technology and the use of IT tools

On request, we also offer an advanced course on this exciting topic. You will get to know new workflows of Internet research and learn how to implement structured investigation plans. In addition, we explain the relevant databases and procedures that you can use to obtain usable information on entities.

OSINT Workshop Objectives: What Will I Learn?

Schedule for OSINT Workshop

Day 1

9.00 am … Welcome & Introduction

  • Setup check
  • Installation of OSINT software & tools

10.00 am … OSINT Workshop – Basics (I)

  • Configuration & use of the determination browsers
  • OSINT Virtual Machine (VM) configuration

1.00 pm … OSINT Workshop – Basics (II)

  • Internet research: preparation & start
  • Efficient search on the World Wide Web
  • Creation of professional search plan & search protocol
Day 2

9.00 am … OSINT Workshop – Basics (III)

  • Establishment of cover accounts
  • Online preservation of evidence

10.00 am … OSINT Workshop – Basics (IV)

  • Search engines & operators
  • Current search rules & Boolean search strings

The training is designed in such a way that each participant will have sufficient time for exercises and to optimally configure his or her software.

On both days, the workshop ends at 5 pm.

OSINT Workshop (including Basic Training on Internet Investigations): Cost

Don’t miss this opportunity to take our intensive training in OSINT. In only 2 days, we will teach you all the important basic knowledge and skills you need for professional Internet research. Contact us now for an individual offer.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

After you have registered for our Course, we will send you several suggested dates as well as a confirmation of registration, including an invoice. The invoice is payable immediately upon receipt. If required for the course we provide commercial test licenses for Maltego Classic / XL; this can be used course and for about two weeks thereafter. In addition, we will provide you with extensive course documentation:

  • Mindmaps (in HTML5)
  • Reference sheets
  • Bookmarks
  • Various online resources

All seminar participants will receive a personal certificate from corma GmbH signed by the trainer.

For our OSINT workshops we recommend access to anonymous e-mail, access to Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, VK and other networks. You should also have a separate mobile phone with an anonymous SIM card.

We recommend the Maltego Classic or XL version. The Maltego CE version is not licensed for commercial use. Check for details 

Maltego Classic is a commercial version of the Investigation software. Maltego Classic delivers 10,000 results per transformation and provides access to all Maltego functions, OSINT transformations and commercial hub participants.

Maltego XL is also a commercial version and has been specially designed for extensive research and investigation. With Maltego XL, the user can retrieve up to 1 million information items / entities.

Please check the Maltego Website for current prices: 

Is your agency interested in our in-house training? We offer you attractive conditions. Please contact us by phone at +49 2163 /-34 90 08 0 or by e-mail to

Our webinars on Internet research and Maltego & Social Links are designed primarily for individual commercial customers.

You can cancel your private webinar in writing free of charge up to 15 days before the event begins. The paid participation fee will be fully refunded. If corma GmbH cancels the webinar—for reasons beyond our control, for example—we will also refund the participation fee in full. Further claims are excluded.

From the 14th day before the start of the event, we charge the entire participation fee. In the event that the original participant cannot complete the OSINT Course or Maltego & Social Links Training Course, you are welcome to name a substitute participant; in this case you will incur no additional costs.

Our in-house trainings are tailor-made offers and tailored to your needs. Therefore, we would be pleased to make you a personal offer.

Please contact us by phone under +49 2163 /-34 90 08 0 or by e-mail to

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OSINT Workshop

Maltego & Social Links Advanced Training Course

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