Mark was a Senior Investigating Officer working in Law Enforcement with over 31 years’ experience of working in the various government agencies including the National Crime Agency. He has handled numerous cases involving drug trafficking, money laundering, endangered species, fraud, tackling child abuse online, extortion, hacking, and various other computer crimes.
Mark is an advanced mobile and digital forensics practitioner. He has utilised his open-source intelligence skills to locate and identify individuals and criminal organisations online. Mark was one of the founding members of the elite team called the National Hi-Tech Crime Unit, set up in 2001 to tackle online threats. He also worked in partnership with Europol and Interpol and was instrumental in dismantling a highly sophisticated international online paedophile organisation. He has also delivered training in Europol on child abuse online open-source intelligence.
Dark Markets Takedown – OSINT in Practice
This week saw the takedown of two of the dark web's largest marketplaces for illegal goods. But it was basic Open Source Inte…02 August 2017
Crowdsourcing Open Source Intelligence
QA Cyber Security Trainer, Mark Martin, looks at the use of crowdsourcing as a method to aid in criminal investigations by po…22 February 2018