12 to 13 March 2024 Online

Social Network Investigations

From “likes” to evidence

Published 7 months, 1 week ago


Social networks have become crucial tools for communication and information exchange. However, they also present unique challenges for investigators who seek to uncover and analyse data that may be relevant to criminal investigations.

This seminar is designed to equip legal practitioners with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct effective investigations in the world of social media. It will scrutinise the fundamental principles of social network investigation, including the collection, analysis and presentation of data from social media platforms.

Participants will be introduced to the various tools and techniques used in social network investigation, including open-source intelligence (OSINT) gathering, data-mining, social network analysis and digital forensics.

Key topics

  • Basics of computer forensics for social network investigations
  • Open-source intelligence tools
  • Social networks and the cha(lle)nges for the criminal justice system
  • Hunting on social platforms

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice, defence lawyers, in-house counsel, judges, prosecutors, law enforcement authorities, civil servants and policymakers active in the field of criminal law.

Interactive Online Seminar

The online seminar will be hosted on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. Participants will be able to interact immediately and directly with top-level speakers and other participants. ERA will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience. The highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online conference.

Details on the program, fee and registration can be found on the seminar website.