DarkWeb Investigations for Law Enforcement (September 2022 – Monroe, CT)
Advanced Level Course
The course will be a presentation and demonstration of the techniques. The course is strictly restricted to Government and police as it contains new and innovative methodology and techniques.
STRICTLY Law enforcement, Government, Armed forces and Police ONLY
This course is designed for government and police investigators, to understand where to start their Darknet investigations and how to operate in this new environment. Investigators engaged in online investigations of any kind and those using open source (OSINT) analytics, will benefit greatly from this course. Crime analysts, National security investigators, crimes against children investigators, drug investigators will especially benefit. This is an advanced-level course presented from an investigator’s point of view. Those with a non-technical background will also benefit from the material presented. This is not a general lecture course and is for experienced investigators to learn advanced topics.
The course material:
All content is supported by real-world examples and incidents.
The course provides the student with the understanding of how to apply effective investigative techniques to real-world cases.
Todd demonstrates the threat the Darknet poses and the investigative techniques to expose criminals in this space.
our objective is to allow investigators increase their skills to meet the new challenges offered by Internet investigations the anonymity of the Darknet.
The course will cover the following topics and more:
The instructional material and course exercises are presented from an investigators point of view. Those attending with a limited technical background will benefit from the step-by-step material and guides used in the course.
This course contains new and innovative law enforcement specific methodologies and techniques.
The Darknet/Dark Web, what it is and what it is not
Understanding what the Darknet really is can be a challenge. The technology behind the Darknet is not a single program or location. This session will explore what the Darknet is and how it differs from the Deep web.
To Tor or not to Tor
Setting up and using Tor may in itself be easy but finding what you want on the Tor network can be a challenge. This session will look at the Tor network how it works and methods for using it during an investigation.
New to investigations involving bitcoin? Need to understand how to track the funds through various cryptocurrencies? How do wallets work and is there any evidence I can use when I find one? This session will provide you with the ability to understand and deal with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies during you investigations.
Non attributable SN profile and legend building, tradecraft, and good digital hygiene around this area.
Students will receive
• Electronic copy of the course material.
• Step-by-step instructions for all exercises.
• Handouts and cheat-sheets used for quick reference
• Course Thumb drive with associated software and resource material.