Electronic Communication Systems – Risk Management, Digital Forensics and Investigating Offences
This course will help Police understand the value of digital forensics in presenting evidence as well as collating intelligence about people.
The Police role is to detect and detain criminals securing evidence of criminality and attacks online and offline. Participants will be able to understand the range of software available to secure evidence and to build investigations. Practical demonstrations and exercises will be used to ensure competency. The most important principle of the course is the opportunity to understand the value of the integrity of evidence and pitfalls to undermining its credibility.
- How Networks and the Internet Work (TCP/IP)
- How the World Wide Web works and its benefits and possible pitfalls. (HTTP / servers)
- Anonymous use of the Internet for criminal purposes.
- How email works and how to trace it.
- How criminals subvert email for their use. (Spoofing emails)
- Authenticating online information by the practical use of hashing.
- Other means of Internet communication and its risks and benefits for law enforcement
- Participant will gain an essential understanding of how the Internet works.
- Through a balance of theory and practical session, participants will understand how criminals can use the Internet and networks to commit crime.
- Be able to use techniques to trace offenders using email online and determine where technologies have been subverted.
- Be able to present their findings to a Court in an evidential manner.
- Recognise other forms of Internet communication and how the criminal might use them.