Hetherington Group offers a monthly webinar on current investigative tactics involving social networks, search engines, due diligence and related topics. Join us for our monthly call and earn continuing professional education credits for attending the live webinars. Or if you miss the day of event, then download and learn at your convenience. Credits qualify with the LPF, DHS, ASIS, ACFE, SHRM and NASBA.
Please note that CEUs are earned through attending the webinar on the date and time it is hosted, and not post event. Also, please check your computer or device prior to attending the webinar, via webex.com to insure everything works properly. It is a known issue that iPads do not play Cisco Webinars.
Webinar - December 7, 2017 - 2-3 EST
Everyday an investigator, attorney or accountant is written up in the news for crossing the line using the Internet to research, contact or connect with their target. They find themselves using technology workarounds, finding holes in the system or outright hacking to gain information. It all seems good, until you get caught. This seminar will discuss the current laws, acceptable practices and pitfalls that can occur in your investigation. This is targeted to the professional who never wants to see their name in questionable terms.
Attend this Webinar Online - $59.00
All programs are at an intermediate level unless stated otherwise.
Participants should have some basic experience of the topic
There is no advanced preparation necessary prior to the webinar commencing.
One registration is required per person viewing the webinar. All classes are subject to change or cancellation at the discretion of the host. Canceled webinars will result in full refunds for all registrants. Requests for refunds must be received in writing or by e-mail no later than 1 week prior to the webinar and are subject to a $10.00 cancellation fee. No refunds, only credit, will be granted after this time period. For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at email@example.com.
Webinar - July 9th, 2015 2-3 EST
The overwhelming amount of information retrievable from the Internet, in support of your investigations, has been burdensome for years. Then social media grew and either you absorbed information overload, or got bloated by it. With time short, budgets tight and a need to find good reliable information, this session will examine the best of sources for Fraud Examiners. A sure list of tried relatable services will be demonstrated as they apply to our caseloads. In addition, best practices for conducting these searches in as a discreet manner as possible, so as to avoid confrontation on the Internet, or alarm your subject of your investigation.
Webinar - January 21, 2016 2-3 EST
Stop the laundering by stopping the fraud! As an investigator, you need to be aware of the emerging trend and blend of information as a key factor in the fight against financial crime. Merging fraud and AML investigative efforts makes good business sense. Criminals perpetuating fraud, launder the proceeds of their crimes through the financial system. Those responsible for investigating financial crime must connect the dots between fraud and money laundering. This will locate possible money laundering activity and alert the investigator to possible fraud victims, and vice versa. For example, the advance fee fraudster steals your money and then continues to launder it. This analysis deprives criminals of having a significant advantage and acts quickly to shut them down!
Webinar - August 11, 2016 2-3 EST
According to the 2012 Fraud Examiners Manual there are two types of expert witnesses; the testifying expert or the consulting expert. We will outline the method and resources to be used when researching and verifying the background of these experts and their credentials. Sampling the databases, social networks and open sources that expose the frauds and vet the real experts.
Webinar - September 19, 2016 2-3 EST
Setting up and carefully searching in the social media space, without compromising your online identity. Gathering information about subjects in an investigation has never been easier, thanks to the proliferation of social networks and open source information. But in many cases, investigators need to keep their identities hidden while searching, and this isnt always as easy.
Webinar - December 15, 2016 1-3 EST
Everyday an investigator, attorney or accountant is written up in the news for crossing the line using the Internet to research, contact or connect with their target. They find themselves using technology workarounds, finding holes in the system or outright hacking to gain information. It all seems good, until you get caught. This two hour seminar will discuss the current laws, acceptable practices and pitfalls that can occur in your investigation. This is targeted to the professional who never wants to see their name in questionable terms.
Webinar - January 26, 2017 - 2-3 EST
Social Media investigations explores the latest search tools popular for locating and uncovering users and their content online. The class covers the basics of searching in social media and the search engines focused on social networks. We also locate and document the information found inside the accounts and how they play into your case, leads they could create. Finally, a look at the trending issues in social media and how investigators can anticipate and work in this constantly changing environment.
Webinar - February 9, 2017 - 2-3 EST
This lesson is a practical discussion on the types of asset investigations an investigator may find they are being called upon to investigate, the legal means they can go about conducting their investigation, and learn how to steer clear of the Pandoras box of illegal activity.
Webinar - March 9, 2017 - 2-3 EST
Public records are the foundation for establishing context to all investigations, most especially social media cases. It is one thing to claim you are moving into a new neighborhood, and another to see the Deed or Mortgage of that house.
Webinar - April 13, 2017 - 2-3 EST
Public or private, foreign or domestic, this class focuses on the expectations for a complete due diligence report. Public records, legal filings, media and other sources will be examined to understand their functionality and limitations.
Webinar - May 25, 2017 - 2-3 EST
Time to brush off the Google skills and update your search source toolbelt. Participants will learn how to effectively use Google beyond its out-of-the-box presentation. You will be given the resources and training to create proper search strategies, and run advanced Internet searches. Participants will also learn the expert tools of this common search application to make difficult searches more effective.
Webinar - June 15, 2017 - 2-3 EST
Participants will learn new search engine resources and how to properly conduct advanced Internet and social media searches, as they will also learn of search tools that go beyond the generalized Google resource, and are specific to investigative needs.
Webinar - July 13, 2017 - 2-3 EST
Dark Web has the star quality and luster of a Hollywood movie, but in reality, it is a den of inequity operated by the technically sophisticated. The more "google'ized" we have become as investigators and researchers, the less we understand what is going on behind the scenes and how to operate in this world. This class will introduce the dark web and channels that are used to institute private sales and exchanges.
Webinar - August 17, 2017 - 2-3 EST
International due diligence can be straightforward if you know the right resources to utilize and the plethora of open source information available. We will review the databases and open sources that are available for a variety of countries to conduct our due diligence and background checks in foreign countries.
Webinar - September 7, 2017 - 2-3 EST
Participants will learn how to use the Internet for investigations using auction Web sites. Participants will also learn how to track materials stolen or otherwise sold on auction and illegal sale sites. An introduction to Dark Web channels will also be given.
Webinar - November 9, 2017 - 2-3 EST
The how-to instructional, rich with sources, in conducting online investigations of an individual to locate the background of potential suitors, new hires and the people next door. Consider you might be involved emotionally, financially or personally with someone you have met through social media or through an online dating site, but you dont realize their fraudulent or criminal past. The story is only a few keystrokes away and this online class will help you discover the databases, free resources and techniques to locating that history.
OSINT Beginner Webinar Series - 1pm ET
Full details at http://www.osmosiscon.com/webinarseries/