Open-source technologies (OSINT) are becoming increasingly popular with investigative and government agencies, intelligence services, media companies, and corporations.
These OSINT technologies use sophisticated techniques and special tools to analyze the continually growing
sources of information efficiently.
There is a great need for professional training and further education in this field worldwide.
After having already presented the overall structure of a professional training concept in this field in a previous paper , this series
of articles offers individual further training modules for the worldwide standard state-of-the-art OSINT tools.
The modules presented here are suitable for a professional training program and an OSINT course in a bachelor’s or master’s computer science or cybersecurity
study at a university.
In part 1 of a series of 4 articles, the OSINT tool RiskIQ PassivTotal  is introduced, and its application possibilities are explained using concrete examples. In this part 2 the OSINT tool Censys is explained . Part 3 deals with Maltego  and Part
4 compares the 3 different tools of Part 1-3 .