Internet Investigative Skills - Digital Due Diligence


Date: 23 May 2018

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Venue: InterContinental Malta, Saint Julian's



Event Overview


Cyber Crime is on the increase and an attack on your business can be devastating from a reputational and legal perspective. According to studies over 90% of security breaches have their origins in human error. This course will teach you how to operate safely online and take care of the personal and sensitive data you will find.

What you will learn

The differences between the surface, deep and dark web.

To construct and apply the most effective search terms when searching for online information.

To apply investigative techniques when searching the Internet for information.

To understand the difference between information and intelligence in the context of Internet investigations.

To be able to critically evaluate online data and understand how to identity credible sources.

To operate in a safe manner when online and whilst handling sensitive data.


What you will get from this course

You will leave the course having a better understanding of how the Internet is structured, which in turn will help your search queries and approach.

You will have greater exposure to the wealth of information available when conducting CDD enquiries.

You will have an awareness of the threat to effective Customer Due Diligence from the Dark Web.

You will have the ability to get better quality information in a more efficient manner.

Who should attend

This course is ideal for compliance officers, Money Laundering Reporting Officers or those tasked with managing organisational risk.


Your trainer

Colin is the founder and Director of Intelect Solutions Limited. A career investigator and former senior police officer he is actively involved in online Enhanced Due Diligence enquiries for a wide range of clients. He has taught his Online Investigative Skills training for nearly 10 years to numerous professionals, and in many jurisdictions, including Malta, Cyprus, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Gibraltar, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man where he now resides.

Colin is also a visiting lecturer at University College Isle of Man where he is involved in teaching the ‘Professional Investigative Skills’ element of their Cyber Security degree programme. Recently appointed to the General Council of the Association of British Investigators he continues to be influential in this important area of modern day crime prevention, risk management and investigation.



This is an interactive course delegates will be required to be in possession of a WiFi enabled laptop (not tablet). Refreshments and buffet lunch will be provided.

A certificate of attendance for the purposes of CPD can be provided upon request.


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