Plessas Experts Network

Events

OSMOSIS Conference
Oct
13
to Oct 15

OSMOSIS Conference

  • Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We believe this is the best conference for the Open Source practitioner. If you are the person in your organization who takes the lead in OSINT research or training, this conference will not only train you on specific techniques, but network you with some of the best investigators in this field from around the world.

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The three-day program offers:

  • Education sessions addressing the threats and opportunities in social media and open sources

  • Free access to the Expo featuring the newest products and services from on-point solution providers

  • Opportunities to network with 300+ peers from the public and private sectors

  • Over sixteen continuing education credit hours from five recognized certification associations

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Aug
26
to Aug 27

IAFCI Annual Conference

  • Raleigh Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI) will be hosting our Annual Training Conference & Exhibitor Show August 26-30 at the Raleigh, North Carolina Convention Center.

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At this five day, educational training conference, you will learn from the best on preventative methods, investigative tools, techniques, current & new trends and understanding schemes and detection in today's financial industry of fraud.

Our conference is formatted as a self-directed learning environment offering over 30 training sessions, track sessions, general sessions and breakouts. You will have the opportunity to network with financial experts and leaders from all over the world and participate in our networking events.

Attendees will learn the latest trends, ideas, and the best practices from industry professionals all over the world. Our program highlights include a Cyber Fraud Track, Organized Retail Crime Track, Global Organized Crime & Current Fraud Schemes, Mortgage Fraud, Counterfeit & Skimming, Insurance Fraud and much more.

We are projecting that we will have approximately 700 attendees at our Conference, including approximately 100 international visitors, all of whom represent federal, state, local and foreign government agencies, corporations, financial institutions, retail merchants, insurance companies and more.

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OSINT Training: Investigation Techniques for Social Media
Jul
23
to Jul 25

OSINT Training: Investigation Techniques for Social Media

  • 100 East Dove Road Southlake, TX, 76092 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Contact info@plessas.net to register.

This three-day (24 hours) course includes the following topics:
Intro to OSINT OPSEC
• Browser leaks and IP trackers
• Geo WiFi Sniffers
• VPNs
• Anonymization and the Dark Web
• Personnel safety and best practices
Basic Internet Research
• Evaluating websites
• Repetitive searching
• People search
• Working with images
• Monitoring Twitter
Social Media Investigations
• Facebook
• Instagram
• Snapchat
• Reddit
• TikTok
• Emerging Social Media
• Mobile Apps
• Open source assets for analyzing social media
This course is intended for law enforcement and regulatory personnel (both sworn and civilian), investigators, analysts, and administrators.
Instructor Kirby Plessas, is a recognized OSINT subject matter expert since 2007 and known for fast-paced, innovative courses covering techniques for the dark web, social media, and emerging technologies. Students will learn skills for immediate application for social media exploitation and proficiency in emerging technologies from a law enforcement perspective. These skills are compatible with Analyst's Notebook and other solutions but do not require the purchase of additional software for their use.

Southlake Dps Training Facility

100 E Dove Rd, Southlake, Texas 76092

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OSINT Training: Investigative Techniques for Social Media
Jun
11
to Jun 13

OSINT Training: Investigative Techniques for Social Media

  • 1410 Eugene Heimann Circle Richmond, TX, 77469 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Early bird pricing through April 8

Contact info@plessas.net to register.

This three-day (24 hours) course includes the following topics:
Intro to OSINT OPSEC
• Browser leaks and IP trackers
• Geo WiFi Sniffers
• VPNs
• Anonymization and the Dark Web
• Personnel safety and best practices
Basic Internet Research
• Evaluating websites
• Repetitive searching
• People search
• Working with images
• Monitoring Twitter
Social Media Investigations
• Facebook
• Instagram
• Snapchat
• Reddit
• TikTok
• Emerging Social Media
• Mobile Apps
• Open source assets for analyzing social media
This course is intended for law enforcement and regulatory personnel (both sworn and civilian), investigators, analysts, and administrators.
Instructor Kirby Plessas, is a recognized OSINT subject matter expert since 2007 and known for fast-paced, innovative courses covering techniques for the dark web, social media, and emerging technologies. Students will learn skills for immediate application for social media exploitation and proficiency in emerging technologies from a law enforcement perspective. These skills are compatible with Analyst's Notebook and other solutions but do not require the purchase of additional software for their use.

Gus George Law Enforcement Academy

1410 Eugene Heimann Cir, Richmond, Texas 77469

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Apr
21
to Apr 26

2019 International Conference on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism (ICTOCT)

  • Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come to the ICTOCT hosted by the International Organization of Asian Crime Investigators & Specialists in conjunction with our partners from local, state, federal law enforcement and military agencies. Find up-to-date seminars on case studies, forensics and more.

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Mar
11
to Mar 12

Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference - San Diego

  • 10950 N Torrey Pines Rd La Jolla, CA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference provides a unique education experience that blends together the digital forensics and cybersecurity industries for collaboration between government and private sectors. The purpose is to raise international awareness of developments, teaching, training, responsibilities, and ethics in the field of IT security and digital forensics. The new launch of the California location continues to expand the brand which launched a second location in San Antonio, TX in 2017 and whose flagship event in Myrtle Beach, SC celebrated 20 years in June 2018.

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Feb
25
9:00 AM09:00

SANS Open-Source Intelligence Summit

Kirby Plessas keynotes this packed day of expert talks demonstrating the latest techniques and tools used to gather and analyze the massive amount of available information across the internet

  • Closely aligned, immersive cyber security courses to choose from, including the new SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence Gathering and Analysis course

  • Exclusive networking opportunities and community-building events

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