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In-Person Training with Maltego: For Teams and Organizations

Getting Started with Maltego 🔗︎

Getting acquainted with the different sources of OSINT available to a security analyst can be quite a daunting task even with the use of Maltego. During this training, we will help you unlock the true potential and raw power of Maltego—from understanding the underlying technologies to exploring the full potential of Maltego’s analytical capabilities.

To support teams and organizations jump-start their investigations using Maltego, we offer in-person training, both remote and on-premise, that tailors to the specific needs and context of our customers.

Our In-Person Training Options 🔗︎

Maltego in-person training

1. Maltego Introduction Workshop 🔗︎

This is a 3-hour intensive course targeted at novice investigator teams packed with practical exercises using real world data, giving participants real world experience with the tool whilst being trained by the same team that developed the tool. 

What You Will Learn 🔗︎

Part 1: Maltego Essentials   🔗︎

  • Getting Started (Installation and Activation) 
  • What is Maltego? 
  • Why Maltego? 
  • Exploratory Link Analysis 
  • Where do we get the data? 
  • Navigation and Selection 
  • Collection Nodes  

Part 2: Infrastructure Essentials    🔗︎

Part 2 is based on a use case, decided upon in a requirements call done after purchase. In this example, focus is on using Maltego for infrastructure footprinting.

  • Infrastructure on Maltego (Rolex.com, Clintonemail.com) 
  • Basic networking footprinting (Level 1)  
  • Integrating other data sources 
  • External APIs 
  • Import your own data 

Part 3: Introduction to Advanced Topics 🔗︎

  • Notes, Bookmarks and Attachments  
  • Machines (Transform macros) 
  • Importing Data 



Maltego in-person training

2. Maltego Foundations Training 🔗︎

This is a two-day hands-on comprehensive training that covers the fundamentals of using Maltego as well as conceptual information useful for expanding your investigations.

What You Will Learn 🔗︎

Part 1: Fundamentals of Maltego 🔗︎

  • Introduction to Maltego and Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
  • How to Use Maltego Effectively: Mine, merge, map with Maltego Transforms, views, and layouts
  • The Anatomy of An Investigation: Navigating through link analysis and nodes

Part 2: Leveraging Transforms and Machines 🔗︎

  • Infrastructure Transforms: Understanding investigations of internal and public network infrastructure
  • Introduction to Machines: How to automate your investigations
  • Using Third-Party Transforms: Leveraging Maltego Transform Hub

Part 3: Customizing Maltego 🔗︎

  • Custom Entities
  • Custom Views
  • Introduction to Servers



Maltego in-person training

3. Maltego Advanced Training 🔗︎

This is a 3-day advanced training aimed to help teams and organizations find solutions specific to their investigative context and needs. This training is perfect for those who want to learn extensive techniques in regards to certain Hub items or to achieve a particular investigative purpose.

What You Will Learn 🔗︎

Part 1: Fundamentals of Maltego 🔗︎

  • Introduction to Maltego and Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
  • How to Use Maltego Effectively: Mine, merge, map with Maltego Transforms, views, and layouts
  • The Anatomy of An Investigation: Navigating through link analysis and nodes
  • Basic Infrastructure Transforms: Understanding investigations of internal and public network infrastructure

Part 2: Transforms and Machines Deep-Dive 🔗︎

  • Advanced Transforms Topic: Deep diving into infrastructure Transforms
  • Introduction to Machines: Streamlining investigations with Transform automation
  • Introduction to Maltego Data Integrations: Leveraging OSINT, Maltego Hub items, and own data

Part 3: Introduction to Extending Maltego 🔗︎

  • Entity Design Concepts
  • Custom Entities and Views
  • Machines
  • Local Transforms

Part 4: Overview of Maltego Servers 🔗︎

  • Introduction to TDS: Getting Started
  • Deploying In-House Transforms



Pre-Requisites for In-Person Trainings 🔗︎

Students 🔗︎

Students are required to know common Internet services (like HTTP, DNS), search engines (basic “Google hacking”), some scripting or programming experience (Python) is an advantage but not required.

What to bring?  🔗︎

  • Notebook (PC or Mac) with at least 6GB of RAM, 64bit Java 11 JRE installed, a decent resolution display and some space to install the latest version of Maltego.  
  • External mouse

Classroom Requirements for On-premise Trainings 🔗︎

On-premise in-person training is performed on the client’s premises and the following equipment will be required to conduct the training:

  • A training room with desks and chairs for the trainer and all the students.
  • A projector with a resolution of at least 1080p.
  • Enough power plugs for all the students.
  • Each student will need laptop (Mac or PC) with at least 4 GB of ram, a mouse (very important), and enough hard drive space to install the latest version of Maltego.
  • An open, unfiltered broadband Internet connection.
  • A white board and markers for illustrations.  

What you will get   🔗︎

  • Video recording of the presented course online for 6 months 
  • Materials (PDF of presentation, recipes for use cases) 

Start Your Learning Journey with Maltego! 🔗︎

If you are interested in purchasing our live training, send us an inquiry and we will get back to you with more details!



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