Crypto & Blockchain Investigator I (Washington, DC)
4-Day Foundation Level Course
This Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Foundation Course for Investigators is a hands-on practical 4-day certification course designed for people who want to advance their knowledge of bitcoin, the blockchain, cryptocurrency, and criminal applications.
For criminals, cryptocurrency is the ideal method to launder proceeds of illegal activities, used for money-laundering, tax evasion, drug trafficking, and extortion. Today’s investigator must be experienced in the basics of Cold Storage, BIP38, BIP39 and transferring cryptocurrencies during the execution of a search warrant from a suspect’s wallet to their agency owned wallet.
You will practice cold storage, learn why it matters, use the different types of cold storage options, and create their own public and private keys without connecting to the internet or any other network.
The course will teach how to establish an agency owned cryptocurrency wallet before the execution of a search warrant. After that, investigators will go through several exercises and practice the transfer of cryptocurrencies from a suspect’s wallet to their agency owned wallet.
You will learn about a variety of private key hiding places, see examples of “hidden in plain sight” private keys and practice a search of a hidden private key in plain sight. Attendees will know the purpose and functionality of typical crypto exchanges and visit several exchanges.
You will understand the similarities and differences between an ICO and an IPO, articulate how cryptocurrencies are launched and discuss the process of a pump and dump scheme. Students will gain knowledge about coins and tokens, describe how tokens gain value and differentiate between utility tokens and security tokens.
You will become proficient in Cryptocurrency investigations, the Blockchain, wallets, exchanges, transactions, and do hands-on exercises on the most common Hardware Wallets.
Course Price: USD$3,299