Dark Web Foundation

2 days

Comprehensive and practical introduction to the Dark Web

Dark Web Foundation was co-developed with the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), the first scientific research institute to partner with INTERPOL to combat cybercrime. It offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to the Dark Web. During the course you will understand the technology behind the Dark Web, and you will use Tor to discover hidden sites and services. You will grasp the business dynamics of Dark Markets, and you will gain insight into Dark Web investigations through real-world incidents. Finally, you will get a thorough grounding in Bitcoin transactions, Bitcoin mining and Bitcoin laundering. The course draws on the practical experience of high-level cybersecurity experts and Dark Web researchers.

Authors & Lead Trainers

Bas van den Berg
Author & Trainer

Ethical Hacker
CTO at Skopos.AI

Alper Başaran
Trainer

Chief Hacking Officer
CEO at SPARTA

Carlos Valderrama
Author & Trainer

SOC Director
Subject Matter Expert for ENISA

At a Glance

Entry level

Dark Web Foundation

2 days

IT and information security professionals with ambitions to get into Dark Web monitoring. Participants from law enforcement (police, justice, defence, fiscal authorities and investigators). Policy makers and government officials.

IT security professionals will learn the foundations of the Dark Web as facilitator of hidden threats facing their organization. Law enforcement (police, justice, defence, fiscal authorities and investigators) will gain insights on how criminal activities evolve on the hidden part of the web, and understand crypto currency used for money transactions, money laundering etc. Policy makers and government officials in their efforts to develop legislation to combat crime in the digital era. This is an entry level training, a technical background is not required to participate.

Understand the Technology behind the Dark Web.

Use Tor to discover hidden sites and services

Grasp the business dynamics of Dark Markets.

Gain insight into Dark Web investigations through real-world incidents.

Thorough grounding in Bitcoin transactions, Bitcoin mining and Bitcoin laundering.

Syllabus

Day 1 – Navigating the Dark Web

  • History of the Dark Web and the Tor project
  • Understanding Dark Markets
  • Finding Deep/Dark Web sites
  • Identifiable information
  • Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) and cryptographic principles
  • Onion routing
  • Perfect forwarding secrecy
  • The Tor browser

Day 2 – The Onion Router (Tor)

  • Bitcoin basics
  • Blockchain technology
  • Advanced wallets
  • Bitcoin laundering and mixing services

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Exam information

  • Language: English
  • Delivered: Online via a certified proctor
  • Questions: 40 multiple choice questions
  • Time: 60 minutes

Dates & locations

Online Live

3 days

4,5 hours a day

September
13, 20 and 27

Online Live

3 days

4,5 hours a day

November
22, 24 and 29

Online Live

2 days

All day

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