Open Source/Web-Based Investigations

May 19, 2023 - May 19, 2023

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Belmont Mill Building

Location: Belmont Mill Building
14 Mill Street – Belmont, NH 03220

May 19, 2023

Detail Information

Cost: $170 per student

All competent investigators must now be able to navigate the ‘Internet of Things’; these skills are no longer reserved for only specialists in their respective agencies. This course is taught by an experienced task-force officer who has investigated a myriad of digitally facilitated crimes. Students will understand how to set up passive and active intelligence-gathering accounts, be aware of criminal and civil legal considerations, learn how to navigate social media providers who do not support investigations on their platforms, and how to protect their own identifiers.

Course Considerations:

· Operational security (OPSEC)

· Open-source intelligence gathering (OSINT).

· Pre-warrant intelligence gathering for operational considerations and officer safety

· How to successfully create active and passive pseudonym accounts and/or avatar accounts and how to maintain protect and maintain those accounts.

· Social media terms of service and the service of legal paperwork including search warrants to internet service providers

· Avoiding ‘blue on blue’ scenarios

· Freedom of information request considerations and NH RSA 91-a perils

· Operational cost considerations.

· SOP considerations (an SOP is deemed as necessary).

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