This two-day course offers a comprehensive program to Internet investigations and open-source intelligence gathering. Students will learn how to enhance their search skills to effectively use Internet resources for locating information online.
Key Learning Points:
- Introduction to Online Investigations and Open Source Primer: Examine open source research to better prepare for field investigations and be more efficient in with time and resources.
- Hacking Google: Learn professional skills and update your search source tool belt.
- Social and Other Search Engine Resources: Learn about new search engine resources and how to properly conduct advanced Internet and social media searches.
- Drugs and Human Trafficking Websites Online: Backpage and auction websites are a network for human trafficking, drug trade, and terrorists. Learn how to track materials that are stolen or otherwise sold on auction and illegal sale sites.
- Images Online and Basic Tracing IP Introduction: Learn five things to look for in online images, from the obvious visual material to location metadata, hash values, and other technical aspects.
- Advanced Social Media Investigations: Explore the latest search tools popular for locating and uncovering users and their content online.
- Dark Web Defined for Investigators: Understand what makes up the 'dark web' and how criminals take advantage of its anonymous nature to profit in counterfeit products, stolen goods, child pornography, human trafficking, and other nefarious deeds.
- Removing your Personally Identifying Information: Receive a thorough how-to explanation demonstrating how your private lives and public information are available through websites and social networks, as well as "Invisible Web" sources.
- Using Anonymity, Working Undercover for Investigators: Learn how to set up and carefully search in the social media space, without compromising your online identity.
Analysts and investigators with law enforcement at all levels and with private industry groups will benefit greatly from this training.
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