Cyber Crime Investigations Using Open Source Tools

9 hours  On-Demand


$445 Members 

$499 Non-Members

Take Your Investigative Skills to the Next Level !

This nine-hour course, presented by seasoned investigative and intelligence expert, Sandra Stibbards, teaches valuable and critical lessons on how to utilize open source intelligence and social media in your investigations.
Part 1
Performing Financial Crime Investigations Using Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

Everyone knows about open sources and publicly available information. But, do you know how far you can go with open sources? Protecting yourself while finding the unexpected will propel your work results and quality to a much higher level. 

Session 1: Staying Safe While Performing Virtual Investigations Privacy and Being Secure is Key
Learn how to secure your identity, system, and activity prior to searching the internet.
Learn to maneuver covertly online and understand the important of being stealth in your activity.
Learn to maintain privacy of websites and social media utilized by you and your business.
Session 2: Secrets behind Advanced Operators – Digging Out the Unexpected
Understand critical methods required to direct your searches in locating information you need.
“Directed Searches” can save time and effort while developing confidential and financial information not likely to find in open sources.
Know the covert nuances of the existing hidden information in open source searching.
Session 3: Beyond the Google Search –The Deep Web is your Next Stop
The Deep Web is full of resources beyond the Google or Bing search. Search engines scrape the surface of what is truly available to discover.
Learn where to search in the Deep Web and how to approach these searches.
Learn to utilize Deep Web resources in unconventional ways in order to get better results and information.
Part 2

Let’s Get Social:

Using Social Media as Your Investigative and Due Diligence Resource

These sessions will allow you to become proficient in understanding the use of social media by these subjects. Additionally, you will expand your tool kit on utilizing social media to increase your results. You will gain a clear perspective and strong understanding of malicious anonymous activity and how to reveal the truth. 

Session 1: How Social Media is used for Investigations and Due Diligence
Narcissism is our friend. People love to talk about themselves whether the information is real or fabricated. Learn to utilize this information as an investigative tool and change the way you conduct your work.
Discover approaches and methods that reveal social media in ways not typically viewed.
Change your perspective on searching social media and review the results developed.
Session 2: Let’s Get Serious About Social Media Tools
Learn about Tools and Downloads that can help with “digging up” social media details.
Social media information can take you in more directions than anticipated, learn about “location enabled” social monitoring.
Identifying hidden social network profiles can play a critical part in your investigation and/or due diligence work.
Session 3: Uncover the Fraudster Hiding Behind Anonymity
Reveal the perspective of the fraudster in order to uncover their anonymity and hidden activity.
Discover how “target websites” are utilized and their dangers to you and your company.
Master various resources for business information and beneficial owners who are hiding the real activity.
Who Should Attend
Investigators in Financial Institutions.
Investigators in all organizations.
BSA/AML Investigators.
Special Investigations Units.
Fraud Investigators.
Financial Crimes Intelligence Groups.
Intelligence Analysts from all industries.
Health care fraud investigators.
Federal and State Agencies.
Law Enforcement.
Investigations know no boundaries:
Latin America


Sandra Stibbards
ADCG Advisory Board and CEO, President Camelot Investigations.

Sandra Stibbards, ADCG Advisory Board and CEO, President Camelot Investigations. Stibbards is a 28-year professional who specializes in fraud investigations, competitive intelligence, counterintelligence, business and corporate espionage, intellectual property, online vulnerability assessments, brand protection and IP investigations, internet investigations and other areas. Ms. Stibbards has conducted training seminars worldwide on Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) since 2010. She created the course originally for the United States government. Building on that foundation, she tailors her seminars to the needs of companies and government agencies.


Members $445

Non-Members $499

Government $445

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