The internet has made it easier for individuals to find personal information about others. A negative law enforcement interaction, prosecution, or judicial punishment could lead to your address, telephone number, date of birth, family members information, and other personal information becoming weaponized against you through the technique known as doxing.
With a few mouse clicks, attackers are accessing and publishing droves of personal information about their targeted victims or using that information to wreak havoc in the individual's life. Don't think it can happen to you? In 2016, a hacker group posted the personal information of 80 police officers in Miami, Fl. Why? Miami Police allegedly arrested a friend of the doxer after a shooting occurred.
As a law enforcement official, analyst, prosecutor, or judge; protecting your privacy on the internet is critical in today's open world. This class will show you how doxing works and techniques you can use to mitigate the ability for an individual to find information about you.
- What is doxing, the process, and how is it effective
- How to find personal information
- How to protect your data on the internet
- What to do if you have been doxed
- Techniques to keep your personal information off the internet