Geolocation Forensics

Geolocation Forensics

Curating geolocation and location data from multiple sources to create a geographical timeline.

About this course

Obtaining geolocation and location data in any case, civil or criminal, makes for a better case, allows for discovering investigative leads, finds new relevant evidence, and placing suspects at the scene of an incident. The sources of geolocation data go well beyond GPS devices and include Internet of Things devices, even coffee makers.

This course gives a broad overview of getting into an investigative mindset of using geolocation investigative and forensic analysis methods to curate geolocation data from practically all devices that are capable of holding geolocation data.

Although not every case (criminal, civil, or internal) may require geolocation data to be successful,  some cases this investigative aspect might be absolutely critical. The sheer volume of data available from the incredible number of sources can be overwhelming until you look at each item individually. This course will help shape your perspectives on the importance of geolocation/location in your cases as well as give you insight on how to look at the sources available to curate the data points. After this course, you will look at your target (suspect, custodian, etc...) as a controlling source of electronic geolocation data point devices, and see each device controlling multiple sources of geolocation collection through any number of applications.

Geolocation Forensics is a pivotal aspect of Placing the Suspect at the Keyboard or Placing the Suspect at a "Physical Location".

 

Curriculum

  • Lessons
  • Introduction
  • Geolocation Defined
  • Photos (EXIF)
  • Other File Types
  • Sources - Computers
  • Sources - Mobile Devices
  • Sources - Drones
  • Sources - Cloud
  • Sources - GPS
  • Sources - Other Devices
  • Sources - OSINT
  • Sources - Surveillance
  • Device Interconnectivity
  • Geolocation Visualization
  • Predicting the Future
  • Geolocation Software
  • Wrapping Up
  • Additional Resources
  • eBook
  • Geolocation eBook
  • Exam
  • Exam

About this course

Obtaining geolocation and location data in any case, civil or criminal, makes for a better case, allows for discovering investigative leads, finds new relevant evidence, and placing suspects at the scene of an incident. The sources of geolocation data go well beyond GPS devices and include Internet of Things devices, even coffee makers.

This course gives a broad overview of getting into an investigative mindset of using geolocation investigative and forensic analysis methods to curate geolocation data from practically all devices that are capable of holding geolocation data.

Although not every case (criminal, civil, or internal) may require geolocation data to be successful,  some cases this investigative aspect might be absolutely critical. The sheer volume of data available from the incredible number of sources can be overwhelming until you look at each item individually. This course will help shape your perspectives on the importance of geolocation/location in your cases as well as give you insight on how to look at the sources available to curate the data points. After this course, you will look at your target (suspect, custodian, etc...) as a controlling source of electronic geolocation data point devices, and see each device controlling multiple sources of geolocation collection through any number of applications.

Geolocation Forensics is a pivotal aspect of Placing the Suspect at the Keyboard or Placing the Suspect at a "Physical Location".

 

Curriculum

  • Lessons
  • Introduction
  • Geolocation Defined
  • Photos (EXIF)
  • Other File Types
  • Sources - Computers
  • Sources - Mobile Devices
  • Sources - Drones
  • Sources - Cloud
  • Sources - GPS
  • Sources - Other Devices
  • Sources - OSINT
  • Sources - Surveillance
  • Device Interconnectivity
  • Geolocation Visualization
  • Predicting the Future
  • Geolocation Software
  • Wrapping Up
  • Additional Resources
  • eBook
  • Geolocation eBook
  • Exam
  • Exam