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Internet Investigations - Lite

Course Section: APA-IIL-0801

Availability (updated hourly):
Maximum number of candidates: 30.

This course is specifically designed for investigators who need a "crash course" in how to do mid-level online investigative searching for their subjects. This training can be used by anyone in any investigative capacity; from patrol to Homicide to Drugs to Intel. As the investigator moves from one section to another this training will continue to be relevant. Depending on the skill set of the student this course can be completed in as little as 2hrs or no more than one day. After successfully completing Internet Investigations - Lite the student should have a better understanding of: - Your online competition - Firefox - Counter Surveillance - Social Media Geo Mapping - Hashtags - Twitter - Facebook - Open Source Searching relating to: People "nics" Usernames Phone numbers Emails Evaluation Methodology: After each section there may be either a short quiz or scenario to reinforce the student's understanding of the concepts being taught. The final "exam" will be a realistic investigative scenario that the student may encounter and will require you to employ all of the modules covered in order to satisfactorily "solve" the file.

Additional Information

Credit Related Information:
This is an Industry Standard Credit.

It is assumed that the student already has a good working knowledge of the Internet and social media.

What you will need for this course:
- A laptop or desktop running either the Windows or MAC operating system. These courses are designed for an "off the shelf PC" - the standard, issued piece of equipment found in all government offices. The best forensic tools run on either Windows or Linux operating systems. - Be able to have unrestricted access to the Internet - The Firefox or Chrome web browser but NOT Internet Explorer

Students can register and begin the course at any time. Students work at their own pace meeting provided benchmarks.

Mark Fenton, Cyber Training

Course Cost:


Course Cost

25 hour(s)

Course Details
Start Date Location
On-going Off-Site and/or via Distance

Sorry, no day / time information available.

Please note: Students are only able to register for a course after they have completed any of the pre-requisites listed above.

Please note: If English is not your first language, you are required to meet Holland College’s English proficiency requirements prior to commencing studies. Recognized English proficiency tests can be found at the following link: Language Skills