Open Source Tools for High Technology Investigations and Intelligence Gathering

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Jerry DeRosia, Detective Sergeant, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. He is currently an Investigator and Commander of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Computer Crimes Unit. He is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner, Cell Phone Examiner and has many years investigating high technology crimes.

Course Description:

High Technology Crime is the fastest growing segment of investigations. Learn the tools and resources to Investigate and gather intelligence to keep up with the criminals who perpetrate these crimes. Learn the technology that criminals are using to commit their crimes and the traces that they are leaving behind. Learn the tools and the techniques that will get you results and information that may be missed using traditional methods of investigation.

Topics Includes:

  • Your personal information is out there, limiting your exposure
  • Keeping yourself anonymous during your investigations
  • Open source investigations — Sources and Techniques
  • Online research sources
  • Other intelligence sources
  • Undercover accounts and resources to build profiles
  • Social Networks and Intelligence gathering
  • Open Source Software and tools to assist investigations
  • Cellular phones and records for intelligence gathering

Course Details:

- 302 Funds Eligible -