Advanced Search Techniques for Online Investigation

Thursday, 06 May 2021
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Whether you are undertaking due diligence, investigating a client or customer against possible fraud, or for any other reason, the internet has become an invaluable tool for gathering information.

With so much information available, can you be sure that you are making best use of search engines to give you the results you need to complete your investigations quickly and accurately?

To find out, join us on Thursday 6 May as Tony Bennett leads us through advanced search engine techniques which can be used to search for people, objects, locations and events.

During this free, one hour webinar, Tony will:

  • provide a refresher of basic use of search engines online

  • demonstrate advanced search techniques using Google

  • review and demonstrate how other search engines can be used to aid online investigations

Online Booking
This webinar is ideal for MLROs, HR staff, compliance and risk teams, claims handlers and anyone else who wishes to improve or refresh their online search engine capabilities.

If you would like to join us for this webinar, please use our online booking system by clicking on the Book Now button below.

Please note that this webinar will be run using Zoom technology and you may need to install relevant software onto your device in order to follow the webinar. Full login details will be emailed to delegates when they reserve their place.

Delegates will also have the opportunity to practise different searching techniques during the webinar, so they might like to have a second device to hand for this purpose.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this webinar delegates will:

  • understand how to construct efficient and focused searches using advanced search techniques to identify people, objects, locations and events relevant to investigations

  • understand how search engines work and how to utilise them more effectively

  • have an awareness of the differences between popular search engines

  • be able to recognise the advantages and disadvantages of using meta search engines and other utilities

  • understand how foreign language search engines can be utilised to identify information globally for investigations

About Our Speaker

Tony is a former police Detective with the British Transport Police (BTP) who has the enviable skills of having led numerous online, cybercrime and social networking investigations. He holds a master’s degree in computer forensics and has been a qualified trainer and practitioner for many years.

Tony has the distinction of having headed up the High-Tech Crime Unit for the BTP. He is an accredited expert in the forensic examination of computers and mobile phones and online investigation.


CII Accredited

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1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

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