TTA Catalog

BJA NTTAC's online TTA Catalog is a feature for BJA's providers to market upcoming webinars, training opportunities, and technical assistance to the justice community based on their needs and locations. The BJA NTTAC team also shares conferences, trainings, and events from across the field that may be of interest to the justice community. Users are able to search by various filters (e.g., event type, date range, program area, keyword, location) in order to find events that meet their needs. The TTA "Catalog" tab displays results in a table view. The "Month", "Week", "Day", and "Year" tabs display events in calendar views. The "Upcoming" tab lists all upcoming events while the "Previous" tab lists all previous events.

In addition to events, the TTA Catalog allows users to browse or search through BJA's list of BJA TTA grantees. Use the "TTA Providers" tab to search for BJA TTA grantees by various filters (e.g., program area, keyword, criminal justice professional experience). The CSV button at the bottom left corner of the page will export results into a .csv file (similar to Excel).

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  • Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 7:00am to Friday, July 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
    CI240 Intermediate Cyber Investigations: Virtual Currency (Jul 2019, Indiana)

    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.

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 7:00am to Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
    DF103 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Acquisition (Jul 2019, Illinois)

    This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to acquire images in a forensically sound manner from Windows-based and macOS-based computers, as well as mobile devices. Presentations and hands-on practical exercises cover topics including the digital forensic process, hardware and software write blockers, forensic image formats, live imaging, and multiple forensic acquisition methods. Students gain hands-on experience with free and commercial third-party imaging tools that are currently used by practitioners in the field.

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
    Traumatic Cases and Events: How to Become Resilient and Move Forward

    This webinar is meant for individuals who are looking to build resiliency to combat the effects of trauma. Traumatic events can set your life on one course or another. These events occur frequently in the course of investigations and working with child exploitation cases. Rather than allowing these events to define us or take us over, learn how to recognize different types of trauma through warning signs and become aware of the impact it has in not only your life but those around you. Throughout this webinar, you will also learn how trauma is encoded within your body and how through simple techniques, you limit the impact trauma has on our lives. You will also learn how to reframe any situation for your benefit. You will learn tools on how to shift your mind to not only overcome and situation, but also thrive. Take charge of your feelings, life, and outcome!

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 7:00am to Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
    FC101 Financial Investigations Practical Skills (Jul 2019, Ohio)

    This course provides hands-on investigative training at a basic level. Students develop the practical skills, insight, and knowledge necessary to manage a successful financial investigation from start to finish, including the acquisition and examination of financial records, interview skills, and case management and organization. Additional topics include forgery and embezzlement, financial exploitation of the elderly, working with spreadsheets, financial profiling, and state-specific statutes and legal issues.

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 7:00am to Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
    FC110 Financial Crimes Against Seniors (Jul 2019, Minnesota)

    This course promotes a multiagency approach to the problem of financial exploitation of senior citizens. Bringing together law enforcement personnel and adult protective services investigators, the course enhances students' investigative skills and interviewing techniques while facilitating networking and cooperation that can extend out of the classroom and into real cases. Topics include recognizing elder abuse, working with victims, and identifying perpetrators, as well as resources for investigation and community awareness. Students work together to conduct a mock investigation into a hypothetical case. 

  • Monday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00am to Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
    CI102 Basic Cyber Investigations: Dark Web & Open Source Intelligence (Jul 2019, Indiana)

    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. 

  • Monday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00am to 4:00pm
    FC102 Financial Investigations Triage (Jul 2019, Ohio)

    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.

  • Monday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00am to Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 4:00pm
    DF102 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Previewing (Jul 2019, Illinois)

    This course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to preview the most commonly encountered forms of digital evidence. The course covers Windows-based and macOS-based computers, mobile devices, and removable storage media. In a combination of lecture, discussion, and practical exercises, instructors introduce the previewing process, legal considerations, live previewing, and dead-box previewing. Students gain hands-on experience with free and commercial third-party previewing tools that are in current use by practitioners in the field.

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 7:00am to 4:00pm
    FC111 Financial Crimes Against Seniors Seminar (Jul 2019, North Dakota)

    This course promotes a multiagency approach to the problem of financial exploitation of senior citizens. Topics include working with senior victims, examining documents like bank records and power of attorney, and using resources for investigation and community awareness. Detailed examination of a case study, from initial complaint to prosecution, reinforces and illustrates the course content. With a dual focus on financial abuse by trusted persons and common scams aimed at seniors, the course introduces senior-specific investigative skills while facilitating networking and cooperation that can extend out of the classroom and into real cases.

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, July 17, 2019 (All day)
    CenTF Multijurisdictional Task Force Commanders Training (July 2019)

    The Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Center for Task Force Training (CenTF) Program offers the classroom-based “Task Force Commanders Training” through a two-day onsite training. This training covers a variety of topics designed to assist task force commanders and other law enforcement leaders in making appropriate decisions regarding task force administration and operations planning and management.

  • Monday, July 15, 2019 - 7:00am to Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
    DF320 Advanced Digital Forensic Analysis: macOS (Jul 2019, Georgia)

    This course teaches students to identify and collect volatile data, acquire forensically sound images of Apple Macintosh computers, and perform forensic analysis of macOS operating system and application artifacts. Students gain hands-on experience scripting and using automated tools to conduct a simulated live triage, and use multiple methods to acquire forensically sound images of Apple Macintosh computers. Topics include how the macOS default file system stores data, what happens when files are sent to the macOS Trash, where operating system and application artifacts are stored, and how they can be analyzed. Forensic artifacts covered include password recovery, recently opened files and applications, encryption handling, Mail, Safari, Messages, FaceTime, Photos, Chrome, and Firefox.

  • Monday, July 15, 2019 - 7:00am to Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
    DF201 Intermediate Digital Forensic Analysis: Automated Forensic Tools (Jul 2019, New York)

    This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to perform a limited digital forensic examination, validate hardware and software tools, and effectively use digital forensic suites and specialized tools. The course begins with a detailed review of the digital forensic examination process, including documentation, case management, evidence handling, validation, and virtualization. Students learn to use today's leading commercial and open source digital forensic suites: Magnet Axiom, X-ways Forensic, and Autopsy. Instruction on each suite will include an interface overview, configuration, hashing, file signature analysis, keyword searching, data carving, bookmarking, and report creation. 

  • Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Sandcastles in a Storm: Application Vulnerabilities and How They Weaken our Organizations

    In this presentation, Kevin Johnson of Secure Ideas will walk through some of the issues we face as we move more and more of our life into applications and the Internet of Things. The presentation will explore the vulnerabilities, how they are attacked, and what it means to all of us.

  • Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 7:00am to Friday, July 12, 2019 - 4:00pm
    CI240 Intermediate Cyber Investigations: Virtual Currency (Jul 2019, Maryland)

    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.

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 7:00am to Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 4:00pm
    DF103 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Acquisition (Jul 2019, Colorado)

    This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to acquire images in a forensically sound manner from Windows-based and macOS-based computers, as well as mobile devices. Presentations and hands-on practical exercises cover topics including the digital forensic process, hardware and software write blockers, forensic image formats, live imaging, and multiple forensic acquisition methods. Students gain hands-on experience with free and commercial third-party imaging tools that are currently used by practitioners in the field.

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 7:00am to 4:00pm
    FC122 Intellectual Property Theft Training (Jul 2019)

    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.

  • Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 7:00am to Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 4:00pm
    FC110 Financial Crimes Against Seniors (Jul 2019, Missouri)

    This course promotes a multiagency approach to the problem of financial exploitation of senior citizens. Bringing together law enforcement personnel and adult protective services investigators, the course enhances students' investigative skills and interviewing techniques while facilitating networking and cooperation that can extend out of the classroom and into real cases. Topics include recognizing elder abuse, working with victims, and identifying perpetrators, as well as resources for investigation and community awareness. Students work together to conduct a mock investigation into a hypothetical case. 

  • Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 7:00am to Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 4:00pm
    FC201 Financial Records Investigative Skills (Jul 2019, Massachusetts)

    This course builds on the concepts introduced in "Financial Crime (FC) 101 - Financial Investigations Practical Skills" and "FC 105 - Financial Records Examination and Analysis," introducing investigators and prosecutors to emerging issues in financial crime. Topics include money laundering, analyzing large financial data sets, conducting effective interviews, and managing large amounts of financial evidence. This course consists of a mix of lecture, discussion, and hands-on exercises. Students conduct a mock investigation that includes interviews, data analysis, and the construction of an electronic case file.

  • Monday, July 8, 2019 - 7:00am to Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
    DF102 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Previewing (Jul 2019, Colorado)

    This course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to preview the most commonly encountered forms of digital evidence. The course covers Windows-based and macOS-based computers, mobile devices, and removable storage media. In a combination of lecture, discussion, and practical exercises, instructors introduce the previewing process, legal considerations, live previewing, and dead-box previewing. Students gain hands-on experience with free and commercial third-party previewing tools that are in current use by practitioners in the field.

  • Monday, July 8, 2019 - 7:00am to Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 4:00pm
    CI102 Basic Cyber Investigations: Dark Web & Open Source Intelligence

    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. 

  • Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00am to Friday, June 28, 2019 - 4:00pm
    PT201 Digital Evidence Basics & the CLOUD Act (Jun 27 2019, North Carolina)

    This course provides the technical and legal information prosecutors need to see cases involving digital evidence through the entire criminal justice process, from seizure and extraction to admissibility to verdict. Topics include digital evidence commonly seized during the execution of a search warrant, digital evidence stored remotely by third-party service providers, and the processes investigators use to obtain this evidence (such as the interrogation of digital devices). There is a strong focus on case law and other legal issues surrounding the collection and custody of digital evidence, as well as its use at trial. The course also examines new legislation like the CLOUD Act, which is reforming the digital evidence landscape just as rapidly as the ever-changing case law.

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 7:00am to 4:00pm
    FC122 Intellectual Property Theft Training (June 2019)

    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.

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, June 27, 2019 (All day)
    The Integral Role of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) and Comprehensive Data in Combatting the Opioid Epidemic: National Meeting for Harold Rogers PDMPs and Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Grantees

    The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Training and Technical Assistance Center at the Institute for Intergovernmental Research, in partnership with Brandeis University and supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance under the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP), is pleased to announce that "The Integral Role of PDMPs and Comprehensive Data in Combatting the Opioid Epidemic National Meeting" will be held on June 26–27, 201

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 7:00am to Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
    FC110 Financial Crimes Against Seniors (Jun 2019, Wyoming)

    This course promotes a multiagency approach to the problem of financial exploitation of senior citizens. Bringing together law enforcement personnel and adult protective services investigators, the course enhances students' investigative skills and interviewing techniques while facilitating networking and cooperation that can extend out of the classroom and into real cases. Topics include recognizing elder abuse, working with victims, and identifying perpetrators, as well as resources for investigation and community awareness. Students work together to conduct a mock investigation into a hypothetical case. 

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 7:00am to Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
    PT201 Digital Evidence Basics & the CLOUD Act (Jun 25 2019, North Carolina)

    This course provides the technical and legal information prosecutors need to see cases involving digital evidence through the entire criminal justice process, from seizure and extraction to admissibility to verdict. Topics include digital evidence commonly seized during the execution of a search warrant, digital evidence stored remotely by third-party service providers, and the processes investigators use to obtain this evidence (such as the interrogation of digital devices). There is a strong focus on case law and other legal issues surrounding the collection and custody of digital evidence, as well as its use at trial. The course also examines new legislation like the CLOUD Act, which is reforming the digital evidence landscape just as rapidly as the ever-changing case law.

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