Training & Readiness Products

Our immersive AD², CASO, 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.

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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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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