What is the Dark Web?
The surface web or clear net is essentially anything that can be indexed by search engines such as Google. Areas which cannot be indexed by search engines can be referred to as the Deep Web and within the Deep Web lies the Dark Web. The Dark web is a small area that has been intentionally hidden and is inaccessible through standard web browsers.
The most famous content that resides on the Dark Web is found in the TOR network. The TOR network is an anonymous network that can be accessed with a special web browser, called the TOR browser. This is the portion of the Internet most widely known for illicit activities because of the anonymity associated with the TOR network.
Investigators, incident responders and forensic analysts are finding use of the Dark web is becoming increasingly popular within criminal investigations yet this area has not been covered in great detail or much awareness been issued to assist investigators as to how they should plan their investigations and what potential sources of information they need to be aware of.
Some of the challenges of the Dark Web for Law Enforcement Agencies are;
- forged documents
- murder for hire services
- indecent pornography
This course has been designed to equip delegates with the practical skills and knowledge required to conduct organised and effective dark web research and investigation. This course will examine cyber currencies and dark web markets and identify potential vulnerabilities and challenges. On completion of this course delegates will be better placed to understand information, intelligence and evidence from the hidden and anonymous Dark web.
Who should attend?
The use of dark web markets is becoming increasingly popular and are now mainstream with criminals. This course is aimed at Investigators wishing to get an overview of the Dark web and will provide a good understanding of the underlying principles and technologies used and will enable investigators to prepare for future investigations.
- introduction to the dark web and the Tor network
- introduction to cyber currencies such as Bitcoin
- understanding of Bitcoin mining and acquisition
- understanding of techniques used to launder cyber currencies
- explore the MOs used within the dark web marketplaces
- examine and understand different dark web marketplaces, how they originated and evolved
- demonstrate how to access hidden services
- highlight and identify potential evidence and challenges associated with the investigation of the dark web
Dates available on request
CCL Training Academy- Stratford Upon Avon
£800 + VAT
How to book
Booking for this course will be done directly through the CCL Training Academy.
Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and we reserve the right to cancel this course if we do not secure a minimum number of delegates.