2022 Curated Annual Hg Webinar Package

$689.00

Save 10% on this 9-webinar package; covering the most important aspects of cyber investigations: social media searching, private tools and data bases, due diligence, ESG, and much more!

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Throughout the year, Hetherington Group offers monthly live webinars on current investigative tactics involving social networks, search engines, due diligence, the dark web, and other related topics. Participants should have some basic experience of the topic, as all programs are offered at an intermediate level, unless otherwise noted.

All Hg training classes are approved as continuing professional education credits by ACFE, NASBA, DHS, LPF, SHRM, and ASIS. Individuals will earn continuing professional education credits for attending the live webinar. These webinars are also available after the live event; however, they are not approved for CEU credits with some associations (specifically NASBA).

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques. Webinars are at 2pm ET unless otherwise stated.

Hg Annual Training Package, 9 Webinars

$689.00 (10% discount)

 

January 20, 2022: Google Dorking: A Guide to Getting Seasoned, 60 minutes, 1 CEU

The ability to uncover information on the internet is the primary skill of an online investigator. The go-to resource for many is Google, yet not everyone knows how to utilize its full potential. This OSINT webinar expands your general knowledge of the search engine, making difficult searches more effective.

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. Participants will also learn the expert tools of this common search application to make difficult searches more effective.

Upon completion of the course, field investigators will be able to

  • Hunt down deep web content
  • Conduct advanced search strategies on Google, Bing, and other search engines
  • Use algorithms for surface finds and open source results

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques.

February 17, 2022: Domestic Background Checks, 60 minutes, 1 CEU

Rich with sources, this intermediate to advanced hands-on course teaches the ins and outs of conducting online investigations of an individual, whether it’s to locate the background of potential suitors, new hires, or the people next door. Participants will learn the ins and outs of conducting online investigations of an individual. You will be introduced to a plethora of databases, free resources, and techniques for locating a person’s history.

Upon completion, field investigators will be able to

  • Learn how to deconstruct social media profiles for your background checks
  • Understand the public records that support your cases and help inform your reports
  • Create said reports and deliver them to clients

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques.

March 17, 2022: Social Media Investigations: Targeting 101, 60 minutes, 1 CEU

Participants will learn how to discover intelligence by investigating popular social media platforms and search engines as well as gain knowledge of new social media platforms on the horizon. During the training, you will review social media pages, learn how hashtags and images can play a role in a case, and identify further leads. Participants will learn how to open every aspect of social media to explore where key information can be hidden or overlooked. You will identify which search engine to use, when to use it, and what results you should expect from each by conducting hands-on advanced internet and social media searches. We will also evaluate and review several free and fee-based resources on the market for locating unique information and monitoring social media. Focus will be on popular platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and Instagram, among others.

Upon completion of the course, field investigators will be able to

  • Conduct social media investigations using specialized search engines
  • Monitor social media platforms as well as personal and company pages
  • Conduct a CARA Analysis: Characteristics, Associations, Reputation, and Affiliations.

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques.

April 14, 2022: Private Tools & Databases for Due Diligence Investigators, 60 minutes, 1 CEU

Regardless of your investigative ability, learning the critical thinking tactics to research and conduct due diligence analyses will enable you to arm your clients with the intelligence they need to make proactive decisions in life and business. This rich and informative webinar will cover the steps needed to conduct due diligence, whether public or private, foreign or domestic. We will focus on the completion of a due diligence report by utilizing a wealth of information: public records, legal filings, newspapers, magazines, trade journals, blogs, and open source material. We will examine professional fee-based tools and free resources to understand their functionality and limitations.

Upon completion of the course, field investigators will be able to

  • Identify essential items for due diligence reports and highlight key facts
  • Utilize mandatory databases for conducting business background investigations and due diligence
  • Identify key resources that go unused because they are not marketed to our industry
  • Identify how aggregated services overlap and choose appropriate news, social media monitoring, and geo-fencing.

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques.

May 26, 2022: Event Monitoring: Extremism & Other Security Team Work Online, 60 minutes, 1 CEU

From parties to raves, active shooters to civil unrest, and bad weather to travel disruptions, event monitoring is the gold standard for monitoring and responding to event crises. In recent years, online investigators are more frequently tasked with monitoring local to global events to aide in the rapid response of boots-on-the ground intelligence teams. This rich and informative OSINT webinar will address the nuances of online security teamwork, event monitoring protocols, and data collection and reporting. It will include a live fire exercise to help field investigators understand how to balance the intensity of these types of OSINT investigations with the stresses of event monitoring.

Upon completion of the course, field investigators will be able to

  • Onboard an event, identify collection requirements, and establish the distribution of tasks
  • Select services, resources, and tools to meet monitoring protocols
  • Adhere to legal and ethical boundaries related to overseeing open communications in sensitive environments
  • Establish and maintain reporting and structure protocols to account for all data collection

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques.

June 16, 2022: Due Diligence for ESG: Oh, the Places We Find Data, 60 minutes, 1 CEU

The 21st century ushered in increased public accountability for foreign and domestic companies regarding their impact on the environment, response to social justice, and transparent governance (ESG). OSINT investigators are increasingly being hired to identify ESG concerns for corporate development and expansion into new markets, countries, and cultures. This webinar provides investigators with the tools to conduct ESG due diligence and write reports that provide potential investors, competitors, and compliance professionals with transparent, real-time intelligence on a company’s non-financial key performance indicators.

Upon completion of the course, field investigators will be able to

  • Identify ESG areas of concern
  • Learn a style manual for documenting this unique report
  • Utilize distinctive sources for locating this sort of information.

September 15, 2022: Discreet Investigations Online: Your Digital Footprint, 60 minutes, 1 CEU

In this intermediate to advanced class, participants will receive hands-on training on how to conduct investigations on social media platforms without compromising their online identity, gain tools for working online undercover, and understand how to avoid exposure when researching subjects online.

Upon completion of the course, investigators will be able to

  • Conduct undercover online investigations
  • Ethically protect their identity while conducting investigation.

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques.

November 17, 2022: Social Media Investigations & Monitoring Primer, 60 minutes, 1 CEU

Updated quarterly to keep investigators at the fore of social media trends, this hands-on, intermediate to advanced SOCMINT webinar will explore the latest search tools—free and fee-based—popular for monitoring chatter on social networks from Facebook to Burn Book. Participants will learn how to narrow down a large profile to identify assets, evidence, and important details quickly and will observe demonstrations of software applications relevant to search applications.

Upon completion of the webinar, field investigators will be able to

  • Learn how to locate key information, such as friends and associates, in social media profiles
  • Understand how to narrow down a large profile to identify assets, evidence, and important details quickly
  • Understand the objects to be searched in language (native or foreign), imagery (pictures or emoji), and other relevant intelligence markers such as hashtags and live feeds
  • Review the various service offerings in the monitoring community

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques.

December 15, 2022: OSINT Hitlists: Best of 2022 & Into 2023, 60 minutes, 1 CEU

In today’s global marketplace, investors are faced with multi-national compliance regulations. Financial, legal, and reputational information discovered during a global due diligence investigation helps your client understand people and organizations of interest, while complying with legal and regulatory requirements. In this intermediate to advanced hands-on course, participants will examine sources for information, including the top foreign corporate databases for researching overseas companies and their principals; explore a list of databases serving foreign countries; and acquire global resources helpful for consolidating multiple country searches.

Upon completion of the course, field investigators will be able to

  • Conduct international due diligence investigations
  • Navigate and utilize social networks in specific countries
  • Spot indicators to fraudulent practices and shell companies.

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques.

 

About Hg’s Webinars

Hetherington Group’s live webinars are approved as continuing professional education credits by ACFE, NASBA, DHS, LPF, SHRM, and ASIS. Hg makes these webinars available for purchase after the live event; however, they are not approved for CEU credits with some associations (specifically NASBA).

Logistics

Upon completing checkout, you will receive an order confirmation email and a credit card receipt email. Please check the order confirmation email for the link to the Webex event page where you will be required to register with Webex prior to attending class.

Please check your computer or device prior to attending the webinar via webex.com to ensure everything works properly. There is no further preparation required prior to the webinar.

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