Technical Operations

BlackHorse provides technical and operational services and training to public and private enterprises to discretely mitigate vulnerabilities derived from physical, technical, and criminal threats against their operations, infrastructure, personnel, resources and intellectual property.

Subject Matter Expertise

Our team of experts specialize in curating and synthesizing large amounts of open source and publicly available information (PAI) to quickly turn the raw data into relevant reports and actionable deliverables in support of your mission.

Exercise Development and Support

We specialize in script and scenario development based on current and emerging real-world threats based around customer requirements. Our experienced and diversified professionals use their experiences, extensive knowledge and skills to custom develop scenarios specific to the customer’s needs. We are able to secure training sites, manage role player, and site management customized to each customer’s requests.

Immersive Readiness Programs

Our immersive AD², CASO, CASO Specialty and Commercial Signature Reduction (CSR) courses are iteratively developed to ensure you are always getting the most current and relevant instruction for today's information environment. We also create readiness programs that are completely customized for your organizational requirements. For additional options and pricing, contact us.

Advanced Digital Discovery (AD²)

AD² is a virtual interactive distance learning course featuring proven digital research methodologies from CASO™ and a program of instruction focused on applying effective research methodologies, irrespective of the tools being used, in a 1-week online format.

While this course does not result in a certification, our cadre of instructors inject the core CASO methodology to ensure that students build the critical foundation needed to manage their digital footprint while applying research techniques in the digital domain. Our unique and secure instructional platform utilizes US government-approved encrypted solutions that are Tier C compliant. This broad set of global compliance and data protection requirements includes ISO 27001, ISO 27018, EUMC, SOC 1 Type I & II, SOC 2 Type I and II, HIPAA and FERPA.

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2020 AD² Course Dates:

  • AD² (Online) | May 25 – 29, 2020
  • AD² (Online) | June 8 – 12, 2020
  • AD² (Online) | June 22 – 26, 2020
  • AD² (Online) | July 6 – 10, 2020
  • AD² (Online) | July 20 – 24, 2020
  • AD² (Online) | August 3 – 7, 2020

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CASO™ Programs

CASO™ readiness programs provide best-in-class certification standards to understand and exploit publicly available information (PAI) using advanced and safe research techniques for actionable insights and decision making.

Our range of programs include half-day engagements to our well-known 2-week certification course which can be purchased a variety of different ways, including Open Enrollment for individual students.

2020 CASO Open Enrollment Course Dates:

  • CASO Certification (Fayetteville, NC) | June 8 - 19, 2020
  • CASO Certification (Herndon, VA) | Aug 3 - 14, 2020
  • CASO Certification (Fayetteville, NC) | Aug 24 - Sep 4, 2020
  • CASO Certification (Fayetteville, NC) | Oct 26 - Nov 6, 2020
  • CASO Certification (Herndon, VA) | Nov 30 - Dec 11, 2020

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To help make it easier to attend CASO, we've created a template to assist you in providing justification to your organization for attending the course.

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Commercial Signature Reduction (CSR) Programs

CSR readiness programs focus on delivering Digital Data Protection techniques for operating safely within the dynamic Information Environment.

CSR courses are offered with Online and Open Enrollment options throughout the year.

2020 Online CSR Course Dates:

  • CSR Certification (Online) | June 15 – 19, 2020
  • CSR Certification (Online) | July 13 – 17, 2020

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2020 CSR Open Enrollment Course Dates:

  • CSR Certification (Herndon, VA) | Apr 27 - May 1, 2020
  • CSR Certification (Fayetteville, NC) | June 1 - 5, 2020
  • CSR Certification (Fayetteville, NC) | Aug 17 - 21, 2020
  • CSR Certification (Fayetteville, NC) | Oct 19 - 23, 2020

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Digital Domain Discovery (3D)

Digital Domain Discovery (3D) features a beginner's program of instruction focused on teaching basic research methodologies for publicly available information (PAI), in a 2-day course, entirely online.

Students learn to safely discover and identify relevant publicly available data and metadata and use a host of publicly available tools to enable the digital discovery cycle. BlackHorse has created a unique and secure instructional platform utilizing US government-approved encrypted solutions through Office 365 applications which are Tier C compliant. This broad set of global compliance and data protection requirements includes ISO 27001, ISO 27018, EUMC, SOC 1 Type I & II, SOC 2 Type I and II, HIPAA and FERPA.

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2020 3D Course Dates:

  • 3D (Online) | June 3 – 4, 2020
  • 3D (Online) | June 17 – 18, 2020
  • 3D (Online) | June 29 – 30, 2020
  • 3D (Online) | July 15 – 16, 2020
  • 3D (Online) | August 12 – 13, 2020

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Contract Vehicles

Our Technical and Operational Services & Training can be purchased via the GSA IT Schedule 70 and the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP V) Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC).

Available on SEWP V

  • CASO
  • CASO Specialty
  • Commercial Signature Reduction (CSR)
  • Digital Signature Training (DST)
  • Combined Package (CASO + CASO Specialty + CSR)
  • CASO Certified Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Journeyman Subject Matter Expert and CASO Certified IT Engineer
  • Senior Subject Matter Expert and CASO Certified IT Engineer
  • Principal Manager
  • BlackLynx Field Support
  • BlackLynx Software Integration Engineer
  • Technical Collection and Signature Reduction Exercise Development and Support Package
  • Digital Open Source Data Exercise and Training Support Packages (Basic, Standard, Annual Premium)

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Available on GSA IT Schedule 70

  • CASO Open Enrollment​
  • Senior Leader Seminar
  • CASO
  • CASO Specialty
  • Commercial Signature Reduction (CSR)
  • Digital Signature Training (DST)
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Senior Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Principal Manager

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