Digital Information Management for Investigative Purposes

Format: Tutor-assisted online course
Language: Spanish
Duration: 20 hours
Cost: US$300
Certification: LACNIC will issue an official certificate to students who successfully pass the course.
Registration: Registration for this course will be duly informed / exclusively to LEAs.

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at people working with Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and involved in cybercrime investigation.

Course Objectives: 

  • To understand the basic guidelines for obtaining information related to Internet resources.
  • To understand their interrelation due to the use of different protocols.
  • To learn about the organizations related to Internet resources.
  • To provide tools that can be used to query public records about the various Internet resources.

 Prior Knowledge:

It is recommended that participants have at least three months of experience in digital investigation and basic knowledge of cybersecurity.


  • Students will attend classes divided into different modules for four weeks, during which they will have access to audiovisual and reading materials. New modules or topics will be available weekly as students work through the program.
  • A forum will be provided for each topic or module. Participants will be able to communicate with their tutor as well as with their classmates, and to raise their doubts and ask any questions they may have in relation to the training and hands-on activities.
  • Students will be able to take an optional self-evaluation test at the end of each module to assess their progress.
  • Activities will start and end at 18:00 UTC (Universal Time Coordinated) on the dates specified for each module.
  • After completing the course, students must take and pass a mandatory final exam to obtain their certificate.
  • The estimated course workload is approximately 20 hours, distributed as 5 hours a week.


Module 1: Internet resources: IP addresses, autonomous systems, the Domain Name System
Module 2: Organizations that manage Internet resources
Module 3: Tools for querying information about Internet resources
Module 4: Relationship between Internet resources, available data, and the most common protocols

Calendar - Digital Information Management for Investigative Purposes

1st Apr17 May 15 May 22 Jun 19

Registration will open and close on the specified dates at 18:00 UTC.