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Qualified Expert in Cyber Investigations (Q|ECI)

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Original price $7,847.00
Current price $997.00

  • Lifetime Access & Updates: ($1997 Value)
  • Digital Study Guide: ($497 Value)
  • Delivery Method: Online Self-Study
  • Duration: 100 Hours
  • Credits Awarded: 100 CPE
  • Credential Earned: Certificate of Completion


A Qualified Expert in Cyber Investigations (Q|ECI's) are the industry’s Most Elite Cyber Investigators that are trained in advanced and state of the art methodologies to identify, investigate and resolve the most complex cybercrimes known to man. They are Simply the Best of the Best! Let me tell you about the program and how to earn your credentials and certificate of completion! 

This is an exciting online Professional Training Program focuses on enhancing your skill sets as an "Expert in Cyber Investigations" which takes a blended learning approach of self-study, live interactions, and instructor lead investigative exercises that will help you to learn how to conduct successful cyber investigations with effective new concepts to prosecute the guilty.

We are taking over 25 years of hands-on experience of conducting cyber-investigations from the private, public, and government sectors around the world and sharing with you, our insights into what contributes to success and failures.

This program contains hundreds of hours of online video-based training; online prep review quizzes and the necessary study manuals to help you along the way.

It does not matter if you are Law Enforcement, Loss Prevention, Fraud, Intelligence, Cyber Security, I.T Security or a Private Investigator you will learn a ton of new concepts and investigative methodologies that you can apply immediately to your role and come out on top.

The Q|ECI Training Program combines the curriculum from the following 6 Qualified Programs. Upon completion, you will earn the Q|ECI Credential and Become Qualified to Sit for the CECI Exam.

  1. Qualified Cyber Intelligence Professional (Q|CIP): Value $797
  2. Qualified Counterintelligence Threat Analyst (Q|CTA): Value $797
  3. Qualified Organized Retail Crime Investigator (Q|ORCI): Value $497
  4. Qualified Social Media Intelligence Analyst (Q|MIA): Value $797
  5. Qualified eCommerce Fraud Investigator (Q|EFI): Value $497
  6. Qualified Forensic HiTech Investigator (Q|FHI): Value $797

• Welcome to the CECI
• Understanding the Manual
• Cyber Intelligence (Overview)
• Intro to Cyber Investigations
• Social Media Investigations
• Advanced Social Media Investigations
• Auction Fraud Investigations
• Advanced Auction Fraud Investigation Methodologies
• Exploring the Deep Web
• Advanced Searching
• Identification of Deception in Social Media
• Open Source Intelligence
• Understanding the Perpetrator
• Chatting Up Your Person of Interest
• What Do We Do With Dating Sites
• How to Utilize Informants
• Program Design and Development
• Legal Fundamentals of Cyber Investigations
• Introduction to ORC Investigations
• Organized Retail Crime Overview
• Organized Retail Crime Fraud Schemes
• Booster Operations
• Fencing Operations
• Organized Retail Crime Investigations
• Organized Retail Crime Investigations Part II
• Surveillance Methods
• Criminal Prosecution of ORC
• Introduction to Cyber Counterintelligence
• Applying Intelligence Methodologies
• Cyber Terrorism & Hackers
• Electronic Discovery
• Advanced Electronic Discovery
• Computer Forensics
• Advanced Computer Forensics
• Hi Tech Investigations
• Advanced Hi Tech Investigations
• Cell Phone & Mobile Device Forensics
• Advanced Cell Phone & Mobile Device Forensics
• Private and Domestic Investigations


> You must have a high school diploma or a GED equivalent.
> You must be free from pending felony charges or convictions (or military equivalent of court martial charges and/or convictions).
> You must be free from pending misdemeanor charges or convictions involving moral turpitude ("moral turpitude" means an offense that calls into question the integrity or judgment of the offender, such as fraud, bribery, corruption, theft, embezzlement, solicitation, etc.).

However, If you wish to sit for the board exam upon completion of the qualified program you would need to meet the following eligibility criteria below:

Bachelor’s degree or higher plus four years of experience in e-commerce, fraud, investigations, IT, law enforcement, forensics, criminal justice, law, and loss prevention 
Associates degree plus six years of experience 
High school diploma or equivalency plus seven years of experience.

Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud or the like shall be ineligible to become a CECI®. Applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a Certified Expert in Cyber Investigations (CECI).

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