If you need to ask yourself that question – you need to take one of our world class deception and influence courses
The following training packages are currently available. Should you have a different specialist requirement, please do not hesitate to contact us directly to discuss how we can support your needs.
We deliver our courses all around the world. Get in touch to find out when we are running one near to you.
AS3 – Cyber Deception Campaign Planning for Network Defence
Our stimulating foundation workshop offers delegates the chance to explore the extraordinary contribution that the professional practice of Cyber Deception can make within a national security context. Find out more...
AS5 – Deception and Influence Training for Red Teams, Penetration Testers and Ethical Hackers
Red Teams and Pen Testers take an adversarial stance to challenge organisations for one reason only – to get those organisations to change their practices, and raise their game to be ready for the threats that they will face from real attackers. Find out more...
AS2 – Military deception, influence and behaviour change
Our core professional course provides military delegates with underpinning knowledge and tools to develop innovative deception and influence Courses of Action (CoAs) for their Combat estimates. Find out more...
AS4 – Deception, influence and behaviour change for intelligence and law enforcement operations
In this professional context, our clients come to us seeking new ways to engage their highly capable adversaries. Find out more...
ASC – Deception, influence and behaviour change workshops for strategy development and team building
The challenges of seeking competitive advantage in the civilian world are as complex as any military operation. Find out more...
Changing the behaviour of your enemies and competitors in an adversarial context is not an easy challenge. However, it’s not as though you have a choice… and we can give you the tools you need to meet that challenge.
Artifice Ltd is a specialised training and consultancy company. Most of our work supports specialist teams tasked with national security. We also deliver bespoke services to corporations, elite sportspeople and the creative industries.
Our courses and consultancy services all exploit the Artifice™ System for deceptive thinking and influence. This rigorously developed set of models and support tools is the result of many years of development and application.
Hosted by the UK MoD’s Defence Academy and Defence Cyber School.
The UK’s National Cyber Deception Laboratory will explore how technical assets such as honeypots and honey-tokens can be used to spy on and manipulate the activities of network attackers. Find out more
The Artifice System for Deceptive Thinking
Generates creative solutions to challenging problems
Supports the conception of activities outside of the target’s ability to make sense of what is really happening
Facilitates thinking outside the knowledge, mindset, and imagination of the target
Combines insight, cunning, creativity, simplicity and elegance
Awesome course! A must for Field-grade and Senior Commissioned Officers. Many applications in Strategic Planning and effective implementation of military plans. Well executed. Operational Commanders will need this training.”
US Course 2019
The course provided a methodology which makes you focus on what you actually want to achieve and how you might do it. I will be using this in the future.”
UK Course 2019
The course has provided me with a method to break down and clarify my thinking around operational problems of all kinds, not just influence and deception.”
UK Course 2018
The course was absolutely enlightening. It has provided me with a good foundation for the principles of Information Operations in a way that the US military have lost sight of.”
US Course 2017
The framework provides a more methodical approach than we currently use. Really breaking down the steps will help us to consider the problem more fully.”
US Course 2018
One of, if not the best courses of instruction I have received in my 21-year career. Provides the best analysis and planning models for human factors I’ve observed.”
US Course 2019
Fantastically useful course programme for deception. Great benefits for the intelligence world and would thoroughly recommend the course to anyone looking to improve their understanding of the deception process.”
UK Course 2019
The Artifice 6 Block Model and other constructs for approaching influence and deception were fantastic, and will be useful throughout our work.”