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Webinar 01/2020: An Introduction to Database Forensics

17 March 2020

Upon completion of the activity the participants will have a basic understanding about (relational) database systems. Furthermore, participants will have acquired basic knowledge about how to search for and detect common database systems on digital evidence. Finally, they will get to know different ways to seize databases and to analyse them by running basic SQL queries against them.


eLesson: Cyber-investigations in social media

This eLesson examines how law enforcement officers can use social media to investigate criminal activities. It is aimed at practitioner-level law enforcement officers specialised in cyber-investigations, and aims to enhance the officers’ investigation capacity in order to discover and obtain electronic evidence from social networks.


eLesson: Use of social media by criminals

This eLesson consists of three topic chapters as well as a glossary of terms and abbreviations related to investigations on social media. Users can also check their levels of understanding by considering a selection of quiz questions. In more detail, the topic chapters are:

1. The phenomenon of social media: The widespread usage and other characteristics of social media that enable criminals to exploit it.




Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032