Dark Web Investigator I (Washington, DC)
4-Day Certification Course
At the farthest corner of the online world lie the hidden recesses of the Dark Web and its Darknet marketplaces. The Dark Web may be accessed for both legitimate purposes and to conceal criminal or other malicious activities. This hands-on 4-day certification course will teach you how to access the Dark Web safely and anonymously, navigate within the many layers of the Dark Web to discover hidden Wiki’s and dig through Dark Web search engines.
Course participants will learn how to create and use a life-like persona that would withstand scrutiny. Attendees will also learn how to interlink multiple personas that would endure a performed link analysis and other investigative methods. Golden nuggets of investigative intelligence can be found within Dark Web forums and chat rooms.
Participants will know the importance and impact of chat rooms related to criminal activity, auctions, locations, transactions, and etiquette. Furthermore, we will examine the various Darknet marketplace models and niches, cryptocurrencies used on the Dark Web, marketplace takedowns, and key Darknet vendors. Attendees will learn how buyers and sellers on the Darknet transact business under the cloak of anonymity. Class participants will learn how to create a vendor account, list, and publish products, services, and data.
Participants will also learn how to capture, preserve, and authenticate court-admissible evidence in their investigations. By the end of this course, investigators will have the knowledge and expertise to conduct deep and comprehensive online investigations efficiently and effectively and gather court-admissible evidence.
You will practice how to navigate within the many layers of the Dark Web to discover criminal and terror organizations, illegal marketplaces, weapons dealers, and more. Also, you will practice how to create and use a life-like persona that will withstand scrutiny.
You will learn the importance and impact of chat rooms related to domestic and international terrorism and criminal activity, auctions, locations, transactions, and etiquette. Furthermore, you will explore the various marketplace models and niches, cryptocurrencies used on the Dark Web, marketplace takedowns, and critical vendors. You will practice how buyers and sellers on the Dark Web transact business under the cloak of anonymity and how to create a vendor account, list, and publish products, services, and data.
For criminals that use the Dark Web, cryptocurrency is the ideal method to launder proceeds of illegal activities. You will explore activities such as money-laundering, tax evasion, drug trafficking, purchasing of illicit drugs, and extortion. You will learn the basics of cryptocurrency transactions. Besides, you will practice Cold Storage, BIP38, BIP39, and seizing cryptocurrencies during the class.