Focusing primarily on Bitcoin (the most widely used CryptoCurrency), this course will provide the attendee with a rounded understanding of how the currency is used, both legally in a retail environment and illegally for criminal activities.
Primary Learning Outcomes
•Gain understanding in how Cryptocurrencies feature in investigations and intelligence
•Become familiar with acquisition and exchanges in both legitimate and illegitimate contexts
•Learn best practice for the seizing of CryptoCurrencies as part of an investigation
•Confidently trace transactions through blockchain principles and draw conclusions for evidence
•Understand the Tor network, methods of accessing it, and a demonstration of several onion marketplaces in the context of how bitcoin can be used.