Legal Concerns for Digital Evidence Responders 401: The Stored Communications Act
Legal Concerns for Digital Evidence Responders provides a
legal background for first responders and investigators who encounter or work
with digital evidence. Topics include Fourth Amendment concerns, the importance
of getting digital devices into the hands of a forensics expert, recent case
law, and practical advice on obtaining and executing search warrants. The
modules function as companions to NW3C’s computer crimes classes and may be
required as online prerequisites for either instructor-led or online training.
Each module can be completed as a stand-alone online course or in combination
with the other six modules.
This module introduces the Stored Communications Act
and emphasizes how this federal law can be useful to state and local law enforcement
officers who need information from online service providers. Topics covered include:
- What is the Stored communications Act and why do we have it
- The legal process necessary to get various types of
information from different service providers
- Tools for law enforcement such as preservation
letters and delayed notice
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In this module the course pre-test will be completed.
This module introduces the Stored Communications Act and
emphasizes how this federal law can be useful to state and local law enforcement
officers who need information from online service providers.
|10 min||Post-test and Certificate|
In this module the course post test will be completed. Upon successful
completion of the post test, a certificate of completion will be
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