4 minutes read Firefox Quantum – the Browser for Research and Investigation The popular Mozilla Firefox web browser is a great investigative browser. By that, I mean to optimize it for investigations and research. In this post, I will show you the most important settings based on Firefox
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2 minutes read Outstanding investigator: corma GmbH receives the German OSPAs 2017!
The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) were presented in Berlin on 9 November. The prizes were presented in a total of nine categories at the DRIVE, Volkswagen Group Forum.
The competition was characterised by a high quality of the participants and strong competition. For the high-ranking judging panel, this was surely a decent piece of work.
I am very pleased that our team has received this prestigious award for its achievements in the field of professional corporate investigation services.
2 minutes read Wenn die corma GmbH für ein Unternehmen tätig wird, sind maßgeschneiderte Lösungen gefragt, die dem jeweiligen Unternehmen und der individuellen Problemsituation entsprechen. Das corma-Team kann hierbei auf verschiedene Modelle zurückgreifen, um den Ermittlungs- und Analysetätigkeiten einen Rahmen zu geben. Um ein solches Modell handelt es sich bei corma als Master Service Provider.
In diesem Beitrag geben wir Ihnen Einblicke in diese Möglichkeiten.
3 minutes read An important task for private investigators is enabling their clients to enforce their justified interests. In order to achieve this, they acquire suitable information and evidence. Hence, a professional approach is absolutely necessary. Otherwise, the acquired evidence may not hold up in court. Several items,
2 minutes read Knowledge and experience concerning interview and interrogation techniques are still among the most important tools for private or corporate investigators. An expanded training in this regard is therefore essential. During an investigation, there is often a lack of physical evidence to advance or even solve
2 minutes read corma GmbH has been selected as a finalist in the “Herausragender Ermittler” (Outstanding Investigator) category for the German OSPA’s 2017.
4 minutes read This article in the iResearch blog series is the last of three posts on the topic “Workflow Internet Search”.
In this small “Sub-Series” I present our current workflow for internet research. It is used every day in our team and is constantly optimized. Of course, it is also part of our training courses on the subject of Internet investigations.
In the first posts I have dealt with the topics Preparation – Order Definition – Capturing of the existing information – Finding additional keywords – Setting up & using the search plan – Using the search protocol.
At this point in the research process, the actual research work is now taking place. In our daily work, the question often arose what do we do with the search results that were recognized as relevant?
4 minutes read This article in the iResearch blog series is the second of three posts on the topic “Workflow Internet Search”…..
In this small “Sub-Series” I present our current workflow for internet research. It is used every day in our company and is constantly optimized. Of course, it is also part of our training courses on the subject of Internet investigations.
4 minutes read This is the first of three posts on the subtopic “Workflow Internetrecherche”.
The internet as a seemingly endless research source offers a copious amount of information.
Not much preparation is needed for a quick search, for example, about a current news topic.
However, things are a bit different for more complex tasks. My internet research does not start with the keyboard, but rather with a pen and paper.
In the following, I will introduce you to our current workflow for internet research. We use it daily and constantly optimize it. Please contact me with your tips and questions.
3 minutes read Internet research, or iResearch for short, is one of the most important components of our investigations. It is precisely because of this reason that we have prepared a blog series, with the help of which we will examine many aspects of the topic in the coming weeks.
2 minutes read How to Create a Shining Trail of Your Dark Net Activities! I spend some time reading through the documents (must read!) and posts related to the arrest and death of the AlphaBay founder Alexandre C. Really interesting and as you can read at theregister.co.uk:“The alleged owner of dark-web
2 minutes read Joining Our Team: The First German “Dark Net Sniffer Dog”! International Law Enforcement Agencies were very successful in the last weeks. They took down two of the largest dark net marketplaces. See the story about AlphaBay and the one about Hansa Market. Shortly before Forums like “Deutschland im Deep Web” were taken down
3 minutes read Again and again, there are cases of CEO fraud that cause high losses, sometimes in the number of millions. This particular scam always follows a similar pattern. An example: A person, seemingly the CEO of a company, approaches an employee of another firm under the
2 minutes read Don’t start an investigation without an investigation plan. Every investigation is different. Especially in cases of criminal investigations, it is necessary to plan the course of action minutely. The investigation plan fulfills a lot of different functions. It ensures complying with ethical and moral standards
3 minutes read An exceptional fraud case has recently been brought to my attention by a colleague. A trading company from the electronics/IT sector got an inquiry from a prominent French enterprise. The request arrived via email and was processed by a sales employee. The number of orders