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Dark Web by Michael Hernandez ICE

  • Fri, October 08, 2021
  • 10:00 - 12:00
  • Webinar


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The term “Dark Web” has always sparked some interest when mentioned to people. The term also generates an image of a hacker sitting in a dark basement running code and special software on a computer. In reality, accessing the dark web is no more difficult than downloading a specific browser. Join us as we discuss the Dark Web, the different ways of accessing it and all the illicit activity its known for including illegal narcotics and Child Exploitation. This presentation is for LES personnel only.

Michael Hernandez started his career with the Grand Prairie Police Department in 2007 and then later joined the Cedar Hill Police department in 2007. In 2014 he was promoted to Detective where he began investigating Crimes Against Children and Online Investigation. Michael was able to associate Cedar Hill Police with both the Dallas Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force as well as the Homeland Security Investigations Cyber Child Exploitation Task Force. While with Cedar Hill Michael earned a Degree in Computer Information Technology, as well as certifications in various computer and cell phone forensics. In 2018 Michael began traveling the United States teaching law enforcement methods in Online Investigations. In January of 2021 Michael left the Cedar Hill Police to join the Department of Homeland Security. He is assigned to the Dark Web Investigations Group as the Cyber Operations Officer for the HSI Dallas Field Office.

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