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Wisconsin ICAC Conference Kicks Off SEARCH’s Spring Schedule of Cybercrime & Digital Forensics Training

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Staff with SEARCH’s Cybercrime and Digital Forensics program are booked solid this spring, providing skilled instruction at a range of national and regional conferences geared to investigators.

The training SEARCH will offer in the coming months focuses on a range of cybercrime topics and practical methods to combat technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation (TFCSE). The schedule kicks off April 15 with the Wisconsin Internet Crimes Against Children Conference on Missing and Exploited Children.

Learn more about our Cybercrime and Digital Forensics program, with links to training details, free resources, and a program briefing slideshow and video, and meet our team of experts who are supporting these upcoming events.

Wisconsin Internet Crimes Against Children Conference on Missing and Exploited Children

Appleton, WI – April 16–18, 2024
At the Wisconsin Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Conference, SEARCH will present five sessions on topics such as practical investigative tools, expert witness tips, and mastering the art of social media searching. These lectures and hands-on laboratories are offered to ICAC investigators, multidisciplinary team members and other child-serving professionals to help them analyze digital evidence and identify suspects in online child exploitation cases. The Conference is sponsored by the Wisconsin ICAC Task Force and is intended enhance the efforts, knowledgebase and skills of attendees by offering highly specialized training focused on investigating and prosecuting technology-facilitated crimes against children.

Massachusetts National Cyber Crime Conference

Norwood, MA – April 23–25, 2024
As a perennial partner and training provider at the National Cyber Crime Conference (NCCC), SEARCH will provide 14 hands-on lab sessions and four lectures (11 of which will also be livestreamed through the virtual conference), to more than 1,000 law enforcement investigators throughout the country. Topics include writing and using Python scripts, social media searching, data manipulation and transformation, saving videos from online sources, and the debut of three sessions that cover the investigation of artificial intelligence-generated child sexual abuse material (Alg CSAM).  The NCCC is hosted by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and is an annual cybercrime and digital evidence training event; this year marks the 13th anniversary of this training. It is geared to law enforcement/prosecution investigators, forensic examiners, prosecutors, and support personnel.

Conference on Crimes Against Women

Dallas, TX – May 20–23, 2024
At the 19th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW), SEARCH will provide 14 hands-on computer labs and four lectures that address topics in the area of digital evidence and computer forensics. These include finding and using metadata in investigations, writing legal process for digital investigations, mobile forensics, and the investigation of digital stalking and surveillance. The CCAW creates an interactive learning experience for professionals to gain practical skills that will help them identify, investigate, and prosecute crimes against women. SEARCH is proud to be the only partner at CCAW providing hands-on, computer-based learning for the investigators, prosecutors and victim-advocates of crimes against women. The CCAW is a partnership between the Dallas Police Department, FBI and Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support. It is the only conference that addresses all crimes against women with a multidisciplinary focus to encourage a coordinated community response.

Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference East

Wilmington, NC – June 4–6, 2024
At the 25th anniversary Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference-East, SEARCH will provide training on mastering the art of Google Boolean operators and advanced search features. This conference offers the latest tools, training, and solutions to challenges in the digital forensics, cybersecurity, and eDiscovery industries for collaboration between the government and private sectors.

National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation

Atlanta, GA – June 11–13, 2024
At the National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation, SEARCH will provide training sessions (both lectures and labs) on a range of topics; these are pending approval and will be announced closer to the event. This training conference is sponsored by the National ICAC Task Force Program and provides specialized training to members of law enforcement agencies and prosecutors’ offices who investigate and prosecute TFCSE.

Learn More: SEARCH Cybercrime & Digital Forensics Program

  • Questions? Need training? Contact Lauren Wagner, Program Manager, Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

Meet SEARCH’s Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Trainers

These SEARCH team members are supporting the range of regional and national cybercrime and digital forensics conferences this spring through lectures, presentations, and hands-on laboratories:

Timothy Lott

Director of Operations
Director of Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

Timothy Lott

Director of Operations
Director of Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

Lauren Wagner

Program Manager, Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

Lauren Wagner

Program Manager, Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

John Trenary

Director of Digital Forensics Services

John Trenary

Director of Digital Forensics Services

Eric Jollymore

Digital Evidence Forensic Analyst

Eric Jollymore

Digital Evidence Forensic Analyst

Det. Christopher Dale

Cybercrimes Training Specialist

Det. Christopher Dale

Cybercrimes Training Specialist

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