Tribal Justice Agencies

DF101 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Windows Acquisition (May 3–5, 2021, Virtual)

This course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills required to acquire forensic backup images from Windows-based computers and removable storage media in a forensically sound manner.

Presentations and hands-on practical exercises cover the following topics:

  • Storage media and how data is stored.
  • The forensic acquisition process.
  • Tool validation.
  • Hardware and software write blockers.
  • Forensic backup image formats.
  • Multiple forensic acquisition methods. 

Students will use free and commercial third-party tools that are currently used by practitioners in the field.

DF320 Advanced Digital Forensic Analysis: macOS (Jun. 14–17, 2021, Virtual)

This course prepares students to identify various artifacts typically located in property lists and SQLite databases on MacOS-based computers. Students will also learn how to perform forensic analysis. Students gain hands-on practical experience writing basic SQL queries and using them to analyze operating system artifacts that include, but are not limited to, user login passwords, FaceTime, messages, mail, contacts, calendars, reminders, notes, photos, Safari, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.

 

CI130 Basic Cyber Investigations: Cellular Records Analysis (Jun. 28–29, 2021, Virtual)

This course is for officers, investigators, and analysts who encounter cell phone evidence that includes information external to the phone. Class concepts include instruction on how to request, read, and analyze call detail records from cellular providers, and how to plot cellular site locations to determine the approximate position of a suspect during a given period. No special hardware or software is required. However, this course focuses heavily on analysis; as such, a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is highly recommended. Students are provided with a free copy of the National White Collar Crime Center's (NW3C) PerpHound tool, which assists in the plotting of call detail record locations.

CI102 Basic Cyber Investigations: Dark Web & Open Source Intelligence (Jun. 7–9, 2021, Virtual)

This course provides expert guidance in the skills law enforcement officers need to conduct successful online investigations. Topics include IP addresses and domains, an overview of currently popular social media platforms, best practices for building an undercover profile, foundational knowledge related to the dark web, and the use of the dark web as an investigative tool. Instructors demonstrate both open source and commercially available investigative tools for social engineering, information gathering, and artifacts related to social media, as well as automated utilities to capture information and crawl websites.

CI101 Basic Cyber Investigations: Digital Footprints (May 11, 2021, 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.

CI130 Basic Cyber Investigations: Cellular Records Analysis (May 12–13, 2021, Virtual)

This course is for officers, investigators, and analysts who encounter cell phone evidence that includes information external to the phone. Class concepts include instruction on how to request, read, and analyze call detail records from cellular providers, and how to plot cellular site locations to determine the approximate position of a suspect during a given period. No special hardware or software is required. However, this course focuses heavily on analysis; as such, a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is highly recommended. Students are provided with a free copy of the National White Collar Crime Center's (NW3C) PerpHound tool, which assists in the plotting of call detail record locations.

CI130 Basic Cyber Investigations: Cellular Records Analysis (May 25–26, 2021, Virtual)

This course is for officers, investigators, and analysts who encounter cell phone evidence that includes information external to the phone. Class concepts include instruction on how to request, read, and analyze call detail records from cellular providers, and how to plot cellular site locations to determine the approximate position of a suspect during a given period. No special hardware or software is required. However, this course focuses heavily on analysis; as such, a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is highly recommended. Students are provided with a free copy of the National White Collar Crime Center's (NW3C) PerpHound tool, which assists in the plotting of call detail record locations.

CI101 Basic Cyber Investigations: Digital Footprints (Jun. 30, 2021, 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.

Webinar: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation: Budget Worksheet Completion

The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. The majority of DOJ’s existing tribal government-specific programs are included in and available through this single solicitation.

Webinar - Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program

Hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), this webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to BJA’s Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program solicitation. This program supports efforts of state, local and tribal law enforcement and prosecutors and their partner to investigate, prosecute and resolve and support those impacted by unsolved homicides involving civil rights violations that occurred prior to December 31, 1979. This year, BJA added a category for national training and technical assistance. The presen

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