ICAC-CI101 Basic Cyber Investigations: Digital Footprints  (1 Day)

Little Rock, AR
Thu 03/30/2023
8 AM - 4 PM Central
Arkansas State Police

1 State Police Plaza Drive
Classroom C
Little Rock, AR 72209

This course is funded through OJJDP. To register, you must be affiliated with an ICAC Task Force. Furthermore, you must agree to comply with the ICAC Operational and Investigative Standards. Please contact your ICAC task force commander if you have any questions about these standards.

Course Description
This course introduces learners to the concept of digital footprints and best practices in protecting personally identifiable information (PII). Topics include limiting an individual's digital footprint, protecting privacy on social media, and the consequences of oversharing personal information, along with steps to take after becoming a target of doxing. 

Key concepts covered in this course include:
     • Current landscape
     • Personally identifiable information (PII)
     • Minimizing your digital footprint
     • Social media
     • Resources

This course has been certified by IADLEST as part of the National Certification Program.


Students who complete this course and pass the post-test are eligible for 1.0 point toward the 3CI and 3CIA certifications.

Student Testimonials
"I am part of a special unit that addresses cold cases and acute missing person cases. This training enhanced my ability to digitally investigate a person's activities and helps me to communicate specific analytical needs to fellow investigators." -Anchorage, Alaska

"I am currently investigating a case of unlawful sexual intercourse and this training has been pivotal in the execution of my duties in so many ways. With the training I received, I was able to link the suspect to the victim using skills I gained from this course." -Brades, Montserrat

Mandatory 100% Participation
To receive a certificate upon completion of this course, the following must be completed:
     • Score of 80% or above on post-test
     • Complete all in-class exercises

NW3C may cancel any class for any reason and without notice. NW3C is not responsible for non-refundable travel accommodations lost or rendered moot as a result of a class cancellation.

BYOD Course
This is a BYOD (bring your own device) course. You will use your own laptop computer for all in-class exercises.

Computer Requirements
The hands-on practical exercises are intensive, critical to understanding the material being taught, and required to successfully complete the class. If your computer hardware does not meet the mandatory requirements listed below, your experience in taking the class will be less than ideal and may also impact other students while the instructors take time to troubleshoot hardware and software problems.

Mandatory Operating System Requirements
Operating system.Your computer must be running Microsoft Windows 10 or macOS v10.12 or later. Make sure your operating system is fully updated prior to class.
Smartphones and tablets are prohibited.

Mandatory Software Requirements
Google Chrome. The recommended browser to launch our virtual lab environment.
• Webex Meetings. Required to enter our live online training environment, Webex Training Center.
• Webex Chrome Extension. Required to launch our live online training environment, Webex Training Center, and works hand-in-hand with the Webex Meetings application.

*Your attendance at this course is conditional upon your compliance with CDC, state, and local guidance regarding COVID-19 prevention. While CDC, state, and local guidance is designed to reduce the rate of COVID-19 infections, nothing can eliminate your risk of contracting COVID-19 or one of its variants. By attending this class, you acknowledge that you understand and are assuming the risk of contracting COVID-19. Due to the rapidly changing nature of COVID-19 guidance, infection rates, and safety standards, this class may be rescheduled or cancelled on short notice.

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