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  • Osint Socmint Investigator / TD-CSMI Certification

    This hands-on Open-Source (OSINT) and Social Media Investigation (SOCMINT) certification training course is specifically designed for investigators who want to know how to conduct efficient, effective, and thorough online discovery.

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    Synopsis

    While social media and the internet is often used as a quick and easy way to update family and friends on recent activities and share photos, oddly enough the practice of documenting one’s crimes through social media is on the rise. Through social media and open-source resources criminals, or their friends, have willingly or unknowingly exposed their nefarious actions online. It is not unusual for a case to be won or lost by a single Tweet or Facebook post. This hands-on Open-Source (OSINT) and Social Media Investigation (SOCMINT) certification training is specifically designed for investigators who want to know how to conduct efficient, effective, and thorough online discovery. It is a proven and practical course that will take the participant to become a proficient and active OSINT and SOCMINT investigator who understands the opportunity, pitfalls, and intricacies of OSINT and SOCMINT intelligence and evidence gathering. Participants will also learn how to capture, preserve, and authenticate court-admissible evidence in their investigations. Besides, attendees will learn how to master an investigation from start to finish. You get to practice setting up your case, strategize and work as a single investigator, in a team and as a team leader solving actual cases by the end of the class. Besides, you will learn about source codes, metadata, FTP, log files, content management systems and other sources of hidden data that can be helpful during the investigation. You will practice, and create primary personas using a variety of online platforms including social media, people search, maps, marketplaces, chats, forums, emails, content management systems and more. We will cover the creation of case reports and how to write them making you a well-rounded investigator by giving you the skills you need to succeed.

    Prerequisites

    To get the most out of this class, you should have minimal experience of forensic examinations.

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    • Facebook

      • Twitter

        • Instagram

          • Myspace

            • International Social Media

              • Reddit

                • Tumblr

                  • Search Engines

                    • International Search Engines

                      • Photographs

                        • Videos

                          • Metadata

                            • Marine Search

                              • Forums

                                • Maps

                                  • Domain

                                    • Be invisible during an online investigation

                                      • Personas

                                        • Source Codes

                                          • Metadata

                                            • FTP

                                              • Log Files

                                                • Web Analytics

                                                  • Content Management Systems

                                                    • Preservation & Authentication

                                                      • Online Investigation Strategies

                                                        • Online Investigation Techniques

                                                          • Case Report