Investigating in the Dark Web  (2 Days)

Maynard, MA
Wed 04/08/2020 - Thu 04/09/2020
Commonwealth Fusion Center

124 Acton Street
Maynard, MA 01754

This course is intended for law enforcement personnel. Please register using your agency-issued email address.

Course description
The National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) offers training courses for law enforcement that optimize learning via a combination of lectures and hands-on work.

This course covers the current cyber-criminal threat landscape on both the clear net and the dark web, including profiles of the threat actors and how they operate. Students learn how to conduct basic online investigations, how to interact online without compromising oneself, and how to become operational across both the clear net and the dark web. This hands-on course involves leveraging a variety of open source tools to assess and profile international threat actors.

NCFTA provides laptops for use during class.

  • Understand the ongoing cyber threat.
  • Review the NCFTA process for building a machine for conducting online research.
  • Conduct online research to identify threats to your organization. Create and maintain accounts; employ basic encryption techniques.
  • The Tor network: how it works and how to access it; find and navigate dark web forums and marketplaces.
  • NCFTA-guided hands-on exercises: fundamentals for interacting online.
  • Learn how to create a Bitcoin wallet, purchase cryptocurrencies, and make purchases using cryptocurrencies.
  • Develop intelligence reporting based on the information you gather.
Class Fee: $399

This class is no longer open to new registrations. Please check back for alternate dates/times.

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