Justice Information Sharing

IA105 Intelligence Writing and Briefing (Aug. 19, 2020, Virtual)

This course covers basic intelligence writing and briefing principles as well as methods for effective and clear intelligence sharing. Topics include creative/critical thinking and critical reading skills, source evaluation, privacy and civil rights, intelligence writing style and structure, and generating and presenting intelligence briefings. With guidance from experienced experts, students gain hands-on experience by working through datasets based on real cases to produce intelligence products. Instructors and peers provide feedback on briefings and reports produced and presented in class. 

CI103-Basic Cyber Investigations - Advertising Identifiers (Sept. 17, 2020, Virtual)

This one-day course, focused on device location information, is for law enforcement investigators and analysts. Class concepts include device identifiers (IDs) in general, advertising IDs in detail, important legal considerations, overall investigative process, and tools available to law enforcement. Students will use commercially available investigative tools for querying databases of Advertising IDs and displaying their recorded broadcast locations.

FC102 Financial Investigations Triage (Sept. 17, 2020, Virtual)

This course provides an overview of the actions investigators can take at the outset of a financial crime investigation. Students learn to ask critical questions, gather documentation, and analyze information for leads. Topics include obtaining and working with financial records, red flags in financial cases, money laundering, investigative strategies for different types of financial crimes, and commingled funds.

CI101 Basic Cyber Investigations: Digital Footprints (Sept. 15, 2020, Virtual)

This course introduces learners to the concept of digital footprints and best practices in protecting personally identifiable information (PII). Topics include limiting an individual’s digital footprint, protecting privacy on social media, and the consequences of oversharing personal information, as well as steps to take after becoming a target of doxing.

FC210 Money Laundering and Commingling (Sept. 10, 2020, Virtual)

This course provides basic to intermediate knowledge of the money laundering process and the commingling of funds, as well as an understanding of the ingenuity criminals use to move and hide funds while concealing their identity. The course instruction will use examples of real-life cases to provide an interactive session for students.

    DF330 Advanced Digital Forensic Analysis: iOS & Android (Sept. 15, 2020, Virtual)

    This course provides the advanced skills and knowledge necessary to analyze data on iOS devices (iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad) and Android devices at an advanced level. Students use forensically sound tools and techniques to analyze potential evidence, employing advanced techniques to uncover evidence potentially missed or misrepresented by commercial forensic tools. Topics include identifying potential threats to data stored on devices, using available acquisition options, accessing locked devices, and understanding the default folder structure. Core skills include analyzing artifacts such as device information, call history, voicemail, messages, web browser history, contacts, and photos. Instruction is provided on developing the "hunt" methodology for analyzing third-party applications not supported by commercial forensic tools.

    DF100 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Seizure (Sept. 10, 2020, Virtual)

    This course introduces the information and techniques law enforcement personnel need to safely and methodically collect and preserve digital evidence at a crime scene. Topics include recognizing potential sources of digital evidence; planning and executing a digital evidence-based seizure; and the preservation, packaging, documentation, and transfer of digital evidence.

    FC122 Intellectual Property Theft Training (Sept. 9, 2020, Virtual)

    This course introduces the problem of intellectual property (IP) theft and provides tools, techniques, and resources for investigating and prosecuting these crimes. A combination of lecture, discussion, and interactive exercises illustrates the potential dangers and economic repercussions of counterfeit products, as well as best practices and techniques for investigating IP theft. Students are provided with a state-specific workbook that includes relevant statutes, sample organizational documents for IP investigations, and additional resources for investigators and prosecutors.

    CI240 Intermediate Cyber Investigations: Virtual Currency (Sept. 9, 2020, Virtual)

    This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills they need to investigate crimes involving virtual currency. Instructors explain foundational concepts like the characteristics of money, virtual currency, and cryptocurrency. Blockchain technology, proof work, and proof of stake are covered, and students learn how industry-leading cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero) work and how they differ from each other. Finally, students learn investigative techniques for tracking and documenting transactions and best practices for seizing and securing cryptocurrency.

    FC210 Money Laundering and Commingling (Sept. 8, 2020, Virtual)

    This course provides basic to intermediate knowledge of the money laundering process and the commingling of funds, as well as an understanding of the ingenuity criminals use to move and hide funds while concealing their identity. The course instruction will use examples of real-life cases to provide an interactive session for students. 

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