About this Course

Tech Type Essentials
Code QASEMBCA
Duration 1 Day

This seminar looks at Cryptocurrency, with a focus on blockchain. The session will develop a clearer picture of Cryptocurrency, understanding how to manage an account, access raw data on distributed ledgers, track and trace block chain transactions with the aim of identifying ‘real-word’ owners and, to prepare an investigation which could result in forfeiture or seizure of ‘Coins.’

Date: Thursday 2nd May 2019

Location: QA International House, Cyber Lab

Cost: FREE

Target Audience

This seminar is aimed at Digital forensic examiners, Forensic accountants, Open source intelligence analysis, Investigators and members of the legal profession.

Learning Outcomes

  • Conduct an investigation into Cryptocurrency usage
  • Define what is a cryptocurrency
  • Understand the relationship of the blockchain and cryptocurrency
  • Audit a transaction - Follow the Money!
  • Manage and deal with different wallet formats
  • Identify common forensic artifacts & Locate suspects
  • Prepare for Asset seizure

Agenda

  • Registration
  • Introduction & Seminar Outline
  • What is Cryptocurrency
  • Pulling your Blockchain
  • Transactions and Keys
  • Contracts & Tokens
  • Big Fat Wallets (WIF)
  • BREAK
  • Back of the Beer Mat – Investigation planning
  • TIE – Trace Identify and Eliminate
  • Follow the Money!
  • Watch and shoot! Finding the user
  • Take it all away – Coin seizure
  • Exit & Seminar Review
  • End of Seminar

Presenter Biography

 

Paul Fennell

Cyber Security Technical Consultant

Holding a Postgraduate diploma in Cybercrime forensics, Paul worked in the field as a Cyber investigator as both a network and digital forensic examiner, with notable success in conducting and directing a broad range of criminal and civil investigations. With over 7 years’ experience in multi-platform digital forensics in serious and complex multi-region cyber-crime cases on behalf of the MPCCU (Metropolitan Police Cybercrime Unit) holding the rank of Detective Constable and later in the private sector in digital forensics and Incident response (EMEA).

Trusted, awarded and accredited

Fully accredited to ensure we provide the highest possible standards in learning

All third party trademark rights acknowledged.