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 for proactive network defence
Our stimulating 4-day 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...
AS2 – Military deception, influence and behaviour change
Our core professional 4-day 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
Exceptional course! Simply and smartly executed with direct application to multiple focus areas. This course will show you how brilliant and accessible influence and deception strategies can be applied operationally.”
US Course 2017
An exceptionally well-delivered system that provided new insights, rigour and structure to established planning methods. Course materials were clear, concise and invaluable to continued development of newly acquired skills.”
UK Course 2018
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
This is hands down the most organized class I have taken since being operational. It’s not just about deception but how to think and then how to convey ideas to colleagues.”
US Course 2019
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
The Artifice System fills a void in current tools and techniques for adversary planning. I will use this in every element of leading my operational teams.”
US Course 2019
The course was very beneficial, it helped me understand what aspects drive operational activity and it provided the specialist language to discuss deception operations.”
UK Course 2018
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.”