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Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) training that is designed specifically for ICAC Task Force members to gain skills for forensic analysis of computers, cell phones and other digital devices.

Award Information

Award #
2016-MC-FX-K010
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2016
Total funding (to date)
$600,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $200,000)

This program is funded under the authority of the Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology to Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act of 2008, (P.L. 110-401, 42 USC 17601, et seq.)(The PROTECT Act). This project will develop and deliver training opportunities on forensic analyses of computers, cell phones, wireless networks, video games, and other digital devices that may contain evidence of a crime.

The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) will develop and deliver training programs focused on the recovery of digital evidence from devices, including but not limited to personal computers, smartphones, tablet computers, wireless networks, and video games. Trainings will be made available to law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, computer forensic specialists, and other related partnering agencies and organizations in order to improve the investigative, prosecutorial, and forensic response to computer-related crimes against children throughout the country. CA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates. This project will develop and deliver training opportunities on forensic analyses of computers, cell phones, wireless networks, video games, and other digital devices that may contain evidence of a crime.

The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) will develop and deliver training programs focused on the recovery of digital evidence from devices, including but not limited to personal computers, smartphones, tablet computers, wireless networks, and video games. Training will be made available to law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, computer forensic specialists, and other related partnering agencies and organizations in order to improve the investigative, prosecutorial, and forensic response to computer-related crimes against children throughout the country. In addition, NW3C will work to improve overall investigative capabilities; create and distribute guidelines, best practices, and investigative methodologies; and coordinate responsive meetings with ICAC Task Forces and practitioners. CA/NCF

This program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants and cooperative agreements for training and technical assistance to organizations that OJJDP designates.

NW3C will develop and deliver a training program focused on the processes of digital evidence examination, using automated forensic tools, both commercial and open-source. The processes covered will guide attendees through real-life scenarios, including the testing and validation of tools and the recovery of digital evidence from devices. These devices include, but are not limited to, personal computers, smartphones, and tablet computers. Trainings will be made available to Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force members and affiliates, law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, computer forensic specialists, and other related partnering organizations. The goal is to improve the investigative, prosecutorial, and forensic response to digital evidence-related crimes against children throughout the country. Measurements will be collected and shared with OJJDP. Funds will not be used for research.
CA/NCF

Date Created: September 26, 2016