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JINGFORS 3/22/19 PRE-CONFERENCE: School Safety & Social Media Threats: How to Utilize Publicly Available Social Media to Ensure Safer Schools

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Friday, March 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT)

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The vast majority of recent school violence attacks involved precursors leaked online in the form of social media posts. Knowing where, how, and when to look for this critical information is the current challenge this nation faces - it will be thoroughly addressed. There are simple and free online tools / techniques that all those responsible for ensuring the safety in your schools need to be using on a regular basis. In this session, cybersafety expert Sam Jingfors will identify challenges that frontline investigators and school staff are currently facing, including:

  • Anonymous online threats

  • Sexting and sextortion

  • Swatting and Doxing

  • Geolocational utilities and Dangers

  • Image verification of firearms and suicidal imagery

  • Searching Instagram by school location

  • AND More...

Jingfors will walk attendees through best practices and step-by-step instruction on utilizing public tools to create safe and supportive learning environments. Every school safety issue now involves social media: are you prepared?  

Learning Objectives:

In this session, you will learn how to:
•   Utilize free online tools and techniques to be able to gather safety-related information from public social media platform

  • Conduct a reverse image search on an image to determine the validity of the photo and whether it is a stock or unique image

  • Search geo-locationally relevant data in real time and searching Instagram without having an account

About the Presenter:

Sam Jingfors is the Vice President of Safer Schools Together (SST) and delivers safe school related training throughout the organization. He manages the fast-paced Safer Schools Together Social Media Team and is the lead developer and trainer of the “Digital Threat Assessment” Training day that has been delivered across North America. Sam comes from a background in the study of criminal behavior and has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Simon Fraser University.

Working for the organization since 2011, Sam has been a driving force in the operations of Safer Schools Together. As a supplement to Threat Assessment files and Trauma Response work, Sam collects open source intelligence and social media data for high-profile school related files both in Canada and the United States. He is frequently being called by School Superintendents and Directors of Student Safety to consult on his knowledge of social media. He has presented to tens of thousands of students, parents, school staff, police officers and community partners throughout his career.

His love for this field of work jump started in 2006 when, while living overseas, he secured an internship with the International Law Enforcement Agency (ILEA) and received training from the FBI. Prior to his work with SST, Sam spent over five years working on the front line of the province’s largest school district in their Safe Schools Department responding to emergent safety and security issues around the entire district. He also worked as an outreach worker for youth at-risk of gang involvement with the federally funded Surrey WRAP program.

Sam also spent a number of months in a field practice setting with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit – Gang Task Force as they fulfilled their mandate of preventing, suppressing and intervening on criminal gang and organized crime activity. Sam maintains to this a day a Reliability RCMP security clearance. Along with a Sergeant of the Gang Unit, Sam co-authored a research article on gang homicides in British Columbia from 2003-2013 that was published in the Journal of Gang Research.

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Caribe Royale
8101 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

Friday, March 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT)

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