Seminar Title

Dark Web Forensics and Investigations

Dates of Events

10/04/2021 through 10/05/2021

Last Updated: 09/15/2021
Instructor(s): Glenn Bard
Location: Beaumont Police Department - 255 College Street, Beaumont, TX 77701
Hotel: MCM Elegante Hotel - 2355 1-10 South, Beaumont, TX 77705
Course Registration Fee: $295
Instructor Bio
Glenn Bard

Glenn Bard is a retired Pennsylvania State Trooper First Class and a U.S. Veteran of Operation Desert Storm. In 1999 Glenn began Computer Crime Investigations for the state police and has since investigated crimes across the United States ranging from Child Pornography to Criminal Homicide. Glenn has also conducted forensic examinations for city, state and federal Law Enforcement Agencies including the FBI, US Postal Inspectors, and I.C.E. as well as foreign governments.
Glenn has been certified as an expert in numerous states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United States Federal Court System in the areas of Digital Forensics, Cellular Technology and Computer Technology.
Glenn has been a speaker for organizations of all sizes and types, both public and private, to include the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, World Security Congress, and hundreds of law enforcement agencies, law firms and universities.
Several of the cases Glenn has worked have received National coverage, to include Fox News, Dateline, the Associated Press, Yahoo!, the New York Times, and many more.
Glenn has received numerous awards during his military and police career, including Honorable Discharges from both the United States Army and the Pennsylvania State Police.
Glenn developed, created and implemented certifications for two forensic software companies used by agencies around the world.
Glenn is the Chief Technical officer for PATCtech, overseeing all Digital Forensic and Data Services. Glenn has acted as technical consultant and/or personally developed Computer Forensic Programs at multiple Colleges, to include Westmoreland County Community College where he was a faculty instructor prior to retiring.
Course Objectives
Course Overview:
This course will introduce the attendee to the wild west of the internet, commonly known as the Dark Web. The internet is comprised of three main categories, Clearnet, Deep Web and Dark Web. In this course the attendee will be instructed on the differences, and how to access the Dark Web using various different utilities for both smartphones and computers. Once on the Dark Web, several topics, such as cryptocurrency, Mixers, Escrow and even Mining will be covered. The student will then be instructed on how to gather one of the main areas of evidence, the RAM, for Dark Web sites, and ultimately how to analyze the RAM and find the Onion site history.