DarkNet 3: Advanced Investigations

Offered by the Extension School of American Military University

This training instructs law enforcement on the lawful and secure interception of information on the DarkNet. The training focuses on sharing tactics and best practices involved in Advanced DarkNet Investigations. These tactics include learning how to locate and monitor possible targets by embedding special code to create web bugs, as well as following a parcel purchased on the DarkNet back to its shipper/seller. You will also learn the methods to identify anonymous users on the DarkNet.

Course 3 in the DarkNet Series

With the purchase of this course you can enjoy unlimited lifetime access to its content, including all updates to course material.

SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS:

The DarkNet Series has been developed specifically for sworn law enforcement personnel, crime analysts, and intelligence professionals. Due to the sensitive nature of its content, an instructor will verify your eligibility prior to the start of the course. Please use your agency or government email address during checkout to expedite the verification process.

$450.00 $399.00

Upon successful completion of this training, you will be able to:

  • Identify what legal process is needed to lawfully intercept secure communications
  • Examine the equipment needed to conduct interception of secure communications
  • Understand web bugs and web beacons and how they track targets
  • Identify legally available methods to identify anonymous users on the DarkNet and Surface Web

 

Course Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: Meet your instructor
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 2: Introduction
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 3: Learning Objectives
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 4: Pre-Assessment
    26 questions
  • Lesson 5: Lawful IP Interception
    30 minutes
  • Lesson 6: Interception Equipment Preview
    6 minutes
  • Lesson 7: Lets Review Preview
    30 minutes
  • Lesson 8: Check Your Understanding: Lawful IP Interception
    5 questions
  • Lesson 9: DarkOwl Tool
    10 minutes
  • Lesson 10: DarkOwl Example Search
    10 minutes
  • Lesson 11: Lets Review
    30 minutes
  • Lesson 12: Check Your Understanding: Commercially Available Tools
    3 questions
  • Lesson 13: Searching the DarkNet on the Open Web
    10 minutes
  • Lesson 14: Google Search Open Net
    3 minutes
  • Lesson 15: Bing Search Open Net
    4 minutes
  • Lesson 16: DuckDuckGO Search Open Net
    4 minutes
  • Lesson 17: REDDIT
    3 minutes
  • Lesson 18: When to Use Open Web Searches for the DarkNet Review
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 19: Practical Exercise
    20 minutes
  • Lesson 20: Hidden Wiki Search
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 21: Ahmia
    30 minutes
  • Lesson 22: Grams
    2 minutes
  • Lesson 23: Not Evil
    4 minutes
  • Lesson 24: Clear Web Investigative Tools
    40 minutes
  • Lesson 25: Geocreepy OSINT Tool
    20 minutes
  • Lesson 26: Lets Review
    4 minutes
  • Lesson 27: Check Your Understanding: Open Source Tools
    3 questions
  • Lesson 28: Web Bugs and Web Beacons Preview
    9 minutes
  • Lesson 29: Lets Review
    10 minutes
  • Lesson 30: Check Your Understanding: Web Bugs and Web Beacons
    4 questions
  • Lesson 31: Block Chain Explained
    2 minutes
  • Lesson 32: Drug Investigations on the DarkNet Preview
    60 minutes
  • Lesson 33: Drug Investigation Part II
    20 minutes
  • Lesson 34: Drug Investiations Part III
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 35: Drug Investigation Part IV
    10 minutes
  • Lesson 36: Drug Investigation Final
    7 minutes
  • Lesson 37: Parcel Tracking Tools
    35 minutes
  • Lesson 38: Case Study – AlphaBay
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 39: Let’s Review
    6 minutes
  • Lesson 40: Check Your Understanding: Investigative Tactics
    12 questions
  • Lesson 41: Free Tools for Victims of DarkNet Crime
    6 minutes
  • Lesson 42: Companies available to assist with DarkNet Investigations
    8 minutes
  • Lesson 43: Advanced DarkNet Investigative Resources
    30 minutes
  • Lesson 44: Course Conclusion
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 45: Post-Assessment
    27 questions
  • Congratulations
    2 minutes

Your DarkNet Series Includes

Lifetime Access to Course Materials

With the purchase of this course, you can enjoy unlimited lifetime access to its content, including all updates to course material.

Course Designed by Criminal Investigators Who Specialize in DarkNet Cases

This course include live exercises, hands-on experiences, real-world case studies, and video-rich content designed and taught by DarkNet experts.

SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

The DarkNet Series has been developed specifically for sworn law enforcement personnel, crime analysts, and intelligence professionals. Due to the sensitive nature of its content, an instructor will verify your eligibility prior to the start of the course. Please use your agency or government email address during checkout to expedite this process.

Frequently Asked Questions

When do the courses start and finish?

These courses are self-paced courses created by field experts. The duration will depend on how quickly you are able to complete each lesson.

How long do I have access to the courses?

Unlimited! You can watch the videos and access the course content as often as you wish. 

Can I have face to face interaction with the instructor?

No, this is an online, self-paced course with instructor videos. You can message the instructor from your messages section of the dashboard.

Do these courses have any certificates?

You will receive a certificate of participation for each course. Please note that these courses are not professional certification courses.