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Bell Canada – Search Engine Skills for Workplace Investigators

In this intermediate to advanced hands-on class, participants will learn how to maximize Google searches, as we cover the basics, the hacks, and extra Google resources to create proper search strategies and run advanced Internet searches.

Domestic Background Checks

Hg Webinar

Before getting emotionally, financially, or personally involved, it is a good time to check for any fraudulent or criminal past. This intermediate to advanced hands-on webinar will help OSINT investigators utilize databases, free resources, and techniques for uncovering a person’s history to put your client’s mind at ease.

Unilever – Removing Your Personally Identifiable Information

Everyone is at risk for identity theft, online and physical stalking, and harassment. Beyond social media, your public records are for sale, so your home address and assets are easily located through simple online searches. This course provides a through description of how and where your data is stored and how to remove it.

National White Collar Crime Center – Understanding the Dark Web

The dark web has the star quality and luster of a Hollywood movie, but in reality, it’s a den of inequity operated by the technically sophisticated. The more “Googleized” we’ve become as investigators and researchers, the less we understand what’s going on behind the scenes and how to operate in this nefarious world. This webinar will

Social Media Investigations: Targeting 101

Hg Webinar

[SOLD OUT - RECORDING AVAILABLE ON 3/18] Social media platforms are an important aspect of online investigations. This webinar is for you, if you hold the skills to conduct cursory searches but want to be on top of your game with the latest search tools for locating and uncovering social media users and their online content.


Intellenet – Advanced Social Media Investigations

Bally's 3645 LasVegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV

Social media platforms are an important aspect of any online investigation. This advanced class is for you, if you hold the skills to conduct cursory searches but want to be on top of your game with the latest search tools for locating and uncovering social media users and their online content.

Private Tools & Databases for Due Diligence Investigators

Hg Webinar

Online due diligence investigations examine the backgrounds of corporate entities and the principals who manage them. This OSINT webinar will explore the databases, websites, and internet resources required to locate difficult information on companies, their assets, and the people that run them.


Law Enforcement Appreciation – Internet Intelligence Training

ATF NJ Field Office 1 Garret Mountain Plaza Suite 400, Woodland Park, NJ

To celebrate National Police Week, Hetherington Group will be hosting a day of in-person Internet Intelligence Training on May 17th, 2022 at no cost to active law enforcement. The day-long, 6-module training explores the realm of social media exploitation through topics including, but not limited to Utilizing Advanced Google Searches, Online Image Tracking, IP Tracing, and using anonymity as you investigate. 

Risk Assistance Network Exchange Webinar: Taking a Bite Out of Sanctions Crime – KleptoCapture Enforcement and the New FCPA

The Biden administration has made anti-corruption a core part of its national-security agenda, with the Justice Department making sanctions evasion and export-control violations a priority of its white-collar enforcement program following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In this webinar, our panel of experts will discuss this new focus and best practices for how companies can ensure compliance. Join Hg's Cynthia Hetherington as she brings her experience and expertise to this panel hosted by the RANE Network.

Event Monitoring: Extremism & Other Security Team Work Online

Hg Webinar

This rich and informative webinar will cover the steps needed to monitor events– whether it's active shooters or travel disruptions. Hg’s expert intelligence gatherers provide in-depth training on how to prepare for and conduct event monitory in a straightforward approach that includes current analyses of local to global issues and a live fire exercise.


Rx-360 International Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Consortium: Locating Stolen and Counterfeit Goods on the Deep and Dark Web

Hg's Cynthia Hetherington joins Rx-360's Supply Chain Security Steering Committee to deliver an action-packed lecture discussing how pharmaceutical products and healthcare devices end up in the hands of thieves, being resold illegally through marketplaces. This presentation will demonstrate how to locate products during and before sale, whether legitimate or counterfeit versions of them.

Due Diligence for ESG: Oh, the Places We Find Data

Hg Webinar

Whether your client is expanding its footprint into an under-developed neighborhood or exploring new borders, today demands that community concerns are taken into consideration. Today’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) footprint sets a guideline for due diligence, which helps the online researcher understand the issues they will be tasked to research. In this class, you will learn how to conduct this specialized investigation via open sources, social media pages, and dark web sites.


Open Source Intelligence – Start to Finish

Hg Webinar

Designed as an online investigations’ primer, this series provides the basics of open source intelligence gathering to those entering the field. With three days of content, the field investigator will complete the 360 minutes of training with the tools needed to conduct open source intelligence (OSINT) investigations.


Cyber Social Hub Podcast: The OSINT Skills You Must Know

OSINT skills are in high demand. Whether you are gathering misleading intelligence on wars or conducting a criminal digital investigation, the skills you have in OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) will either lead your intelligence gathering to success or failure.  

PAGC Wednesday Workshop Series: Advanced Cyber Investigations

Hetherington Group's Investigative Analyst Matthew Golabek and President Cynthia Hetherington will be presenting virtually as a part of Santa Clara County's PAGC Wednesday Workshop Series with a session on Advanced Cyber Investigations. Participants will learn: The different types of open sources and social media sites How to effectively use Google beyond basic searches and run advanced

Online Social Media Primer

Hg Webinar

How good are you at incorporating social media into your cyber investigations? No worries—we all start somewhere! This online social media primer details the riches social media offers to an OSINT investigator. With a few mouse clicks, leads can be discovered, facts challenged, and game changing details can be unveiled—all in support of a case!


Association of Certified Fraud Examiners: 32nd Annual DFW Fraud Conference

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX

The 32nd Annual DFW Fraud Conference is being hosted on August 18th, 2022 at the Irving Convention Center located right outside of Dallas, Texas.  Hg's Megan Munoz will be hosting a session on Financial Open Source Intelligence & the Dark Web.

PFIC 2022: OSINT – The Trends & Takeaways

Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University 2555 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN

Hethertington Group's President Cynthia Hetherington will be joined by Senior Advisor Cynthia Navarro at the 2022 PFIC Conference hosted at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University from September 6-9, 2022.

Discreet Investigations Online: Your Digital Footprint

Hg Webinar

Many social networks and online information sources allow the subjects of searches to see who has been searching them or provide some obvious clues as to who is looking at their information. This intermediate to advanced webinar provides tools for how to work undercover online, while adhering to ethical standards and laws.


OSINT LIVE! Presented by Skopenow

Skopenow is excited to announce OSINT Live. They’re bringing together the most respected and followed thought leaders in the OSINT space to share tools, techniques, methodologies, case studies, and innovations in OSINT. Hg's Cynthia Hetherington will be presenting on Financial Open Source Intelligence.

High Technology Crime Investigation Association 2022 International Conference & Expo

The Hard Rock Hotel - Atlantic City 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ

The HTCIA will be hosting the 2022 International Conference & Expo in Atlantic City, NJ, in-person and virtual September 28-30, 2022 at the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel. Hg's Cynthia Hetherington joins the speaker lineup at this annual conference.