DarkNet 1: An Overview

Offered by the Extension School of American Military University

This training is an overview of the DarkNet, including how to access it, what is for sale on it, how illicit material is purchased there, and the challenges investigators face. By completing this training, you will gain a clear understanding of the DarkNet, bitcoins, and how they work together to provide those who have illegal or immoral intentions the means to accomplish their goals in the digital arena.

Course 1 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.

$49.00

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

  • Describe the history and evolution of the DarkNet
  • Explain how search engines function in the DarkNet compared to the surface web
  • Identify and utilize methods and practices for remaining anonymous on the DarkNet
  • Articulate how anonymous sources pay for services in the DarkNet

 

Course Curriculum

  • DarkNet: An Overview
    30 minutes
  • Lesson 1: Meet Your Instructors Preview
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 2: Pre-Assessment
    25 questions
  • Lesson 3: Differentiating between the Surface Web, the Deep Web, and the DarkNet
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 4: Introduction to Cryptocurrency Preview
    2 minutes
  • Lesson 5: What is Bitcoin?
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 6: Who Prints Bitcoins?
    10 minutes
  • Lesson 7: Who Created Bitcoins?
    6 minutes
  • Lesson 8: Characteristics of Bitcoin
    6 minutes
  • Lesson 9: Ethical Analysis of Bitcoins
    10 minutes
  • Lesson 10: The Dark Side of Bitcoin Preview
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 11: Some Last, but Important, Notes Preview
    15 minutes
  • Lesson 12: Cryptocurrency: Check Your Understanding
    15 questions
  • Lesson 13: The DarkNet Preview
    8 minutes
  • Lesson 14: TOR and a Little More Preview
    8 minutes
  • Lesson 15: Follow Me to the DarkNet
    10 minutes
  • Lesson 16: Searching the DarkNet
    8 minutes
  • Lesson 17: How Hard is it Really?
    30 minutes
  • Lesson 18: The Dark Side of the DarkNet
    30 minutes
  • Lesson 19: Illegal and Criminal Activities on the DarkNet
    30 minutes
  • Lesson 20: Credit Cards and Old Email Addresses
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 21: Criminals vs Criminals
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 22: The DarkNet: Check Your Understanding
    10 questions
  • Lesson 23: DarkNet Operations
    8 minutes
  • Lesson 24: Baiting the Bad Guys
    5 minutes
  • Lesson 25: Lawful Interception
    10 minutes
  • Lesson 26: DarkNet Operations: Check Your Understanding
    5 questions
  • Lesson 27: Course Conclusion
    3 minutes
  • Lesson 28: Post-Assessment
    25 questions
  • Congratulations and What Next?
    3 minutes

Your DarkNet Overview Includes

Lifetime Access to Course Materials

Knowledge evolves. 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 includes detailed explanations, and video rich content designed and taught by DarkNet experts.

SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

The DarkNet course 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 learning courses created by field experts. The duration will depend on how quickly you are able to complete each session.

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, these are online, self-paced courses with instructor videos. 

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.

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