The Rising TIDES: Target violence, Insider threat, Drone technology, Espionage, Social media exploitation

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The Rising TIDES: Target violence, Insider threat, Drone technology, Espionage, Social media exploitation


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February 25, 2020 · 1pm - February 27, 2020 · 5pm EST


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis 210 Holiday Court Annapolis, MD 21401

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Welcome to the Rising TIDES, a new offering expanding from the annual Day on the INLETS: Financial Crimes of Terrorist and Criminal Organizations.

This two and a half-day seminar looks at Targeted violence, Insider threats, Drone technology, Espionage, and Social media exploitation (TIDES). The agenda was designed to follow the rising tides threatening key industries, expanding from a focus on just financial institutions. It is designed for those in the private sector and law enforcement.

February 25-27, 2020

Presenters from New Scotland Yard, the FBI's Cyber, Complex Financial Crimes, and Security elements, DHS Emergency Management, DOJ's Money Laundering and Transnational Criminal Enterprises Unit, with other law enforcement and private sector entities provide general sessions.

Topics include:

  • Targeted Violence in the United Kingdom
  • Emerging Global Threats to Financial Institutions
  • Digital Criminalistics case study
  • Synthetic Identification in Money Laundering case study
  • Cyber Stalking Homicide case study
  • Compromising Companies through the Internet
  • Merrill-Ledford Ponzi case study
  • Brian Regan: Espionage case study (as seen on CNN's Declassified)
  • Threatening Communications
  • Drone technology
  • Foreign Cybercriminals Targeting Your Community
  • Physical Threat Considerations
  • … and more

This program is for investigators, analysts, risk managers, and physical security personnel representing key industries, law enforcement, defense, and the defense industrial base.

Registration includes daily admission, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and reception dinner.

Overnight Accommodations:

For a special discounted rate for INLETS attendees at the host venue, click HERE.

With Registration:

Registration includes access to all of the week's events, to include breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks, an opening evening dinner reception, 20-hours of certified In-Service and Continuing Education Units (pending).

Designed for all investigators, analysts, Risk and Safety personnel, threat assessment professionals, sworn officers, military and Intel entities.


Registration: Attendees MUST register with their official work email address.

Parking: Plenty of free on-site parking is available.

Attire: The attire for the seminar is business casual.

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On The INLETS (INtelligence and Law Enforcement Training Seminar) began in 2011 and has been offered in seven states in the greater Mid-Atlantic region, including the five-day seminar in Annapolis as the Mid-Atlantic INLETS, as well as New Orleans, LA as the Gulf Coast INLETS, and the Hawaiian Island INLETS in Honolulu, HI.  

Referred to as the best training in law enforcement, it has welcomed nearly 10,000 attendees from over 1,000 agencies, 500 companies, 75 K-12 and Institutions of Higher Education, and 18 InfraGard chapters from more than 40 states across four time zones and seven countries. 

A collaborative training program, On the INLETS partners with the FBI offices in Washington, DC and Baltimore and the Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center (MCAC - the state fusion center).

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