Protective Intelligence Network: New Training Courses 2024

Published on 20th March, 2024

Protective Intelligence Network:  New Training Courses 2024

Protective Intelligence Network's New Training Courses 2024

Welcome to the 2024 suite of training courses offered by Protective Intelligence Network.

This year, we are proud to present an expanded catalog of training options designed specifically for the evolving needs of public, law enforcement, intelligence, and security professionals.

Our curriculum integrates several cutting-edge developments in the field of security training. Highlighting our advancements is the incorporation of a state-of-the-art social media simulation platform used by NATO's Centre of Excellence for high-pressure training scenarios. This immersive tool allows participants to engage with realistic, dynamic simulations, honing their skills in a controlled yet challenging environment.

We are also thrilled to introduce new expert trainers to our team, including former officials from the Singapore Police Force who will lead our Investigative Mastery training. Additionally, the innovative "Sky Guardian" course will be delivered by seasoned airline captains and aviation security managers, offering unparalleled insights into aviation security.

Given the sensitive nature of some topics covered, certain courses require participants to undergo a security vetting process, unless they are already verified members of a law enforcement agency, civil servants, military personnel, or security practitioners. We understand the diverse needs of our clientele, which is why we offer customization options for the duration of our courses, adapting them to the specific requirements of our participants.

All of our courses are designed to provide a comprehensive blended e-learning experience. This includes a mixture of lectures, rich audio-visual content, interactive tabletop exercises, and engaging class interactions, alongside practical, hands-on deck exercises to solidify learning.

For detailed information on each course—including content outlines, the breadth of topics covered, and the unique aspects of our innovative training approach—please visit our website under the "Training Courses" **section. For enquiries about course fees, syllabi, and venues, our dedicated team is ready to assist you with personalized support.

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Protective Intelligence Network:  New Training Courses 2024

Terrorism Studies and Counter Terrorism Behavioural Detection

The advancement of behavioral detection plays a pivotal role in mitigating the persistent risk of terrorist attacks in modern society. This critical function, once the exclusive domain of specially trained law enforcement officers, now sees broader inclusion with private security professionals actively contributing to this specialized domain.

A practitioner skilled in Counter-Terrorism Behavioral Detection is adept at identifying subtle cues that might suggest an individual is out of place among their surroundings. Such an operator is trained to anticipate suspicious behavior, identify deceit, and recognize the signs of hostile reconnaissance.

The curriculum of this course is centered around three key themes:

1) Understanding of terrorism, including the ideologies of terrorists and extremists, potential targets, and the tactics they employ;

2) The study of criminal and human behavior within the contexts of criminal activity and terrorism;

3) Mastery of surveillance and counter-surveillance methods, along with the deployment of relevant technologies.

In practical terms, the course delivered in Singapore lays the groundwork for:

  • Comprehending various forms of terrorism and acts of political violence;

  • Employing protective measures through human behavioral scanning and screening within a counter-terrorism framework;

  • Recognizing indicators of deception through verbal cues and body language patterns;

  • Gaining insight into surveillance strategies and identifying individuals engaged in hostile surveillance activities.

Note: Please note, this course is primarily designed for law enforcement personnel, military members, and security practitioners. Due to the sensitive nature of the content covered, participants not affiliated with these professions will undergo a vetting process prior to enrollment to ensure the appropriateness of their participation


Protective Intelligence Network:  New Training Courses 2024

Counterstrike Digital Simulation: Tackling Extremism and Terrorism in the Social Media Battlefield

This is a course designed to immerse trainees in the challenging dynamics of managing crisis situations in the digital age, particularly those that unfold on social media platforms. This course employs a state-of-the-art social media simulation platform, also used by the NATO Centre of Excellence to replicate high-pressure environments where quick, strategic decisions are paramount.

No specific tech capability is required to take part to this course.

The simulation is structured around a critical incident involving far-right content targeting a religious institution, escalating into a subsequent terrorist attack.

This scenario is meticulously designed to well reflect the kind of high-pressure situations that professionals may face in real-world crises.

Trainees are tasked with not just managing the public response to these provocations and the attack but are also required to engage in investigative techniques. The objective is to identify antagonist actors spreading harmful content and to unravel the complexities that lead to the terrorist attack, with the ultimate goal of pinpointing two possible perpetrators.

This course is an essential training module for professionals in law enforcement, intelligence, and security roles who are looking to enhance their ability to manage and respond to cyber crises and terrorist threats in the digital sphere. With its rigorous simulation, practical exercises, and expert instruction, trainees will emerge better prepared to face the challenges of the modern, interconnected world.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the sensitive nature of the course content, civil servants, members of law enforcement, intelligence services, and the military are pre-qualified for enrollment. For all other prospective participants, a thorough vetting process will be conducted for security reasons prior to enrollment.


Protective Intelligence Network:  New Training Courses 2024

Open-Source Intelligence Security Exploitation

In the rapidly evolving landscape of security and intelligence, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) have become indispensable tools for analysts and security professionals.

The courses we offer in OSINT and SOCMINT are not just educational—they are an investment in enhancing one’s capability to harness the wealth of publicly available information for strategic advantage.

No programming skills are needed for the completion of this training activity.

As digital footprints expand and the world becomes more interconnected, the ability to analyze and interpret data from open sources and social media platforms is crucial for staying ahead of threats and understanding the narratives that shape events globally.

This basic course aims to improve the collection, evaluation, collation, analysis, and distribution of information gathered in the frame of open-source intelligence activities.

Upon completion of the course, the participants are expected to be able to:

  • Provide a comprehensive overview on the main work processes and general techniques that are necessary for the accomplishment of OSINT.

  • Explore the information available in various open source.

  • Enhance the use of general OSINT techniques suitable for the collection of intelligence.

  • Strengthentheinvestigativemethods,analysis,anddistributionofinformationforthepurposeoftackling all forms information of interest (IOI) in the clear web, and social media.

The learning strategy is focused to enhance the practical capacity of participants to integrate OSINT tools into their investigations.


Protective Intelligence Network:  New Training Courses 2024

Investigative Mastery: Sharpening Your Skills in Investigation and Interview techniques.

"Investigative Mastery" offers a comprehensive exploration into the multifaceted world of investigations.

From identifying the nature and scope of an investigation to mastering the subtleties of investigative interviews, this course lays a solid foundation for effective investigation management. Participants will delve into the objectives and principles that guide investigative efforts, gaining a thorough understanding of the processes involved and the inherent challenges they present.

Whether you are stepping into the investigative arena for the first time or are an experienced investigator aiming to refresh your knowledge on current practices and legal concerns, this course provides the perfect backdrop for enhancing your investigative capabilities.

Course Objectives & Methodology

Upon completion, participants will be adept at:

  • Identifying the nature and scope of the investigation.
  • Understanding the objectives and principles guiding investigations.
  • Navigating through investigation processes and overcoming their challenges.
  • Conducting investigative interviews confidently, while being aware of their complexities.
  • Managing evidence efficiently.
  • Preparing unbiased, thorough investigation reports.

The course employs a blend of interactive presentations and group discussions, enriched by real-life case studies that provide practical insights into the investigative process.

Our approach to learning in "Investigative Mastery" is dynamic and interactive, designed to engage participants fully and foster a deep understanding of the content.


Protective Intelligence Network:  New Training Courses 2024

Decrypting Crime: Criminal Intelligence Analyst Course

The Criminal Intelligence Analyst Course is designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to effectively analyze and interpret criminal data.

This comprehensive training program delves into various aspects of criminal intelligence, including the collection, analysis, dissemination, and management of information related to criminal activities.

Participants will learn to utilize analytical techniques and tools to support law enforcement and investigative processes, enhance public safety, and inform strategic decision-making. The course covers a broad spectrum of topics, from understanding criminal networks and patterns to leveraging technology in crime analysis.

Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical exercises, attendees will develop the competencies necessary to thrive in a criminal intelligence analysis role, contributing to the prevention and investigation of crime.

The Criminal Intelligence Analyst Course is aimed at intelligence and security professionals.

Intelligence Analysts use critical thinking, analytical techniques, and subject matter expertise to identify, understand and evaluate threats, and to provide judgment and recommendations to decision-makers in a timely manner.

They are familiar and involved in the entire intelligence cycle, from understanding customers’ needs and requirements, through collection management, production and analysis, to drafting and disseminating a wide range of intelligence products. They communicate effectively with all stakeholders, have deep insight into the languages and cultures of specific regions, are proficient in intelligence tools and techniques, and are aware of the legal and ethical frameworks within which they operate.

The Intelligence Analyst Course has been meticulously designed to meet the evolving demands of the security and intelligence community.

Throughout this transformative journey, participants have been immersed in a rigorous curriculum that not only broadened their analytical skills but also deepened their understanding of the complexities surrounding intelligence gathering and interpretation. Leveraging state-of-the-art methodologies and tools, the course facilitated a hands-on learning environment, encouraging analysts to think critically and act decisively in high-pressure scenarios.

With a focus on real-world applications, the training emphasized the importance of ethical considerations, strategic communication, and the effective use of technology in intelligence work.


Protective Intelligence Network:  New Training Courses 2024

Cyber-Crisis Simulation: High-Pressure Social Media Response Training

This is a course designed to immerse trainees in the challenging dynamics of managing crisis situations in the digital age, particularly those that unfold on social media platforms.

This course employs a state-of-the-art social media simulation platform, also used by the NATO Centre of Excellence to replicate high-pressure environments where quick, strategic decisions are paramount.

No specific tech capability is required to take part to this course.

Key aspects of the simulation include:

  • Crisis Management: Trainees will learn how to quickly assess the situation, develop a crisis communication strategy, and execute it effectively across various social media platforms. This includes drafting press releases, social media posts, and direct responses to public inquiries, all while maintaining a coherent and reassuring presence online.

  • Collaboration and Decision Making: The simulation fosters teamwork and collaborative decision-making under pressure. Trainees will work in teams to share insights, debate action plans, and implement a unified response strategy. This collaborative approach is crucial in real-world crisis management, where the pooling of resources and expertise can significantly impact the outcome.

  • Real-Time Feedback: An integral part of the training is the real-time feedback provided by the simulation platform and the instructors. This feedback is designed to highlight the effectiveness of the trainees' strategies, the areas for improvement, and the potential impact of their decisions on public perception and the resolution of the crisis.

By the end of the course, participants will have gained invaluable experience in managing a cyber-crisis on social media, equipped with the skills to navigate the complexities of digital communication, investigation, and strategic crisis resolution.


Protective Intelligence Network:  New Training Courses 2024

Sky Guardian : Security Techniques for Air Marshals and Flight Crew.

The aviation industry, characterized by its complex systems and intricate operations, demands unparalleled levels of security and safety vigilance.

"Sky Guardian: Security Techniques for Air Marshals and Flight Crew" is a meticulously designed course that addresses the unique challenges of aviation security, offering comprehensive training that blends theoretical knowledge with practical skills.

This course serves as an essential pillar for those committed to upholding safety and security standards in the aviation sector, particularly air marshals and flight crew members.

Participants will gain insights into:

  • Complex System Theory: Grasping the intricate nature of aviation systems to enhance operational awareness.

  • The SHELL Model: Understanding the interaction between human factors and the onboard environment, emphasizing the critical role of Sky Marshals.

  • Regulatory Framework: A comprehensive overview of international regulations governing commercial and non-commercial aviation.

  • Operational Excellence: Mastery of standard operating procedures, with a focus on managing human error and optimizing security practices.

  • Terrorist Behavioural Detection: Profiling and Prevention Strategies

  • Scenario-Based Training: Engaging in realistic scenarios, from handling unruly passengers to emergency situations, ensuring readiness for any eventuality.

Trainers of this course are Airline captains, former police commanders, and major airline safety and security managers

This course is essential for future or current air marshals seeking to enhance their operational effectiveness and flight crew members aiming to deepen their security knowledge.

It is also highly beneficial for security professionals involved in flight operations, compliance, safety, security, and training standards who are committed to fostering a secure and safe flying environment.

Note: Please note, this course is primarily designed for law enforcement personnel, military members, and security practitioners. Due to the sensitive nature of the content covered, participants not affiliated with these professions will undergo a vetting process prior to enrollment to ensure the appropriateness of their participation



Embrace the opportunity to advance your skills and knowledge with the Protective Intelligence Network—where learning meets the frontiers of real-world application.

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