Internet Research, the Law & Best Practice

  • Available
  • 4th Dec 24
  • 9.15am-1.30pm
  • Remote Via MS Teams
    Remote via MS Teams
  • £106for members £for non-members

Overview

This course focusses on how to access and research social media lawfully and effectively and the consequences of following or not following the legislation.

The training will have a blended delivery approach with pre-read, delivery on the day, and post training materials (see below):

  1. The training will be delivered on line via MS Teams.  It will be practical based using scenarios the delegates’ area of work.
  2. Post course – There will be other useful reference material provided which will supplement the learning.

This course will enable you to

  • Understand HRA Article 8 Right to Privacy and Article 6 Right to a fair trial.
  • Understand Necessity & Proportionality – what are they?
  • Know how to access and research social media lawfully and effectively.
  • Know your organisation’s policy and what is expected.
  • Learn the consequences of following or not following the legislation (Errors).
  • Know what is the definition of private information, collateral intrusion and its impact on internet investigations.
  • Know when RIPA applies to research of the internet and social media, surveillance & CHIS?
  • Understand when your enquiries amount to covert activity outside of RIPA.
  • Learn about the views and guidance of the Investigatory Powers Commissioners Office (PCO formerly the OSC).
  • Help establish an effective collection strategy to focus the enquiry.
  • Learn how to manage the data, and the crossover with GDPR.
  • Learn how to access and research social media lawfully and effectively.
  • Understand the use of social media information as intelligence or evidence.
  • Complete relevant paperwork, Justification, how to document it and what’s expected.
  • Evaluate the validity of the information discovered and seeking corroboration.
  • Learn how to evidence your findings.
  • Know the best practice in relation to the use of non-attributable devices, designated internet researchers, and use of false profiles.

Who is the Course aimed at

Anyone who accesses and researches social media and needs to be aware of when RIPA applies to this research of the internet and social media, surveillance and CHIS.

Internet Research, the Law & Best Practice

  • Available
  • 4th Dec 24
  • 9.15am-1.30pm
  • Remote Via MS Teams
    Remote via MS Teams
  • £106for members £for non-members
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