Massive quantities of Personal Identifiable Information are readily accessible online within just a few quick keystrokes. Your full name, home address, phone number, email, family members, work history, browsing history and more are all being tracked, cataloged and made available with very little barriers to access that information. One doesn’t have to be a hacker anymore to have access to that private information.
Additionally as society has become increasingly fractured and divided the threat model for LEO’s has further increased as politically motivated violence is beginning to become the norm. Meanwhile, the risk from normal criminal activity still abides. Those digital ghosts in the machine are real.
This primer course is intended to aid Law Enforcement Officers, Special Agents, Detectives, and Investigators – all who are at risk of targeted violence and identity theft – to digitally harden themselves and become more private and more secure. Privacy is now tactical.