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(ISC)² Security Congress 2021 - Career Center & Recordings

1778639 - OSINT Methods and Techniques for Blockchain Investigators and IT Auditors

Oct 19, 2021 3:00pm ‐ Oct 19, 2021 4:00pm

Credits: None available.


This presentation provides hands-on guidance of resources, methods and techniques available to investigate blockchain-related illicit usage. It also expands understanding of how cryptocurrencies can circumvent the requirements of KYC and AML to support the facilitation of illicit transactions, as well as how to follow the money to locate and possibly block their liquidation.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn whhich cryptocurrencies are ideal for illicit transactions, and how modern cryptocurrencies such as Monero and Dash can offer more anonymity vs. Bitcoin or Ether to aid in making illicit online transactions harder to follow.
  • Understand the most common types of various blockchain exchanges, what differentiate them, who uses them and their roles in converting illicit transactions to legitimate fiat currency.
  • Learn key patterns, trend and typologies to flag illicit addresses. Learn the tools and techniques to detail the flows of illicit transactions using real-life examples. Identify the key controls to ensure compliance to KYC and AML and limit your exposure to the usage of cryptocurrencies for illicit transactions.


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