January 2018
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Welcome to the January 2018 edition of TII’s Online Intelligence Newsletter – from all of us here at Toddington International Inc., we wish you a very Happy New Year!

We are pleased to welcome Julie Tillotson as the newest member of the TII team. With over two decades service within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Julie began her career as an Intelligence Analyst in 2002.

Continuing to maintain operational expertise in complex criminal investigations that includes serial murder, missing persons, financial and organized crime on a strategic and tactical level, Julie is also experienced in the delivery of services to the private sector including critical thinking and investigative techniques, corporate intelligence, brand protection and online reputation management.

While working towards her PhD, Julie taught Criminology and Sociology at the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba. She has also taught Tactical Intelligence Analysis and Strategic Intelligence Analysis at the Canadian Police College, and has delivered Operational Intelligence Analysis training in South Asia on behalf of the Canadian Government.

Among other commendations, Julie has been awarded the Intelligence Program Professional Service Award for her contributions to the national intelligence program in the RCMP, and is a regular guest speaker at numerous private and public sector conferences throughout North America.

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November 2017
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Welcome to the November 2017 edition of TII’s Online Intelligence Newsletter and thank you for taking the time to read.

In this edition, TII Senior Associate Dr. Cynthia Baxter writes on some of the key psychological elements every investigator and intelligence professional needs to know in her article, “Expert Investigators Understand the People Behind the Crimes”. A highly experienced Forensic Psychiatrist, Dr. Baxter is available to TII clients through both our investigative and training divisions. Dr. Baxter has recently developed and is co-presenting our new 2-day course, “Cyberpsychology and Threat Intelligence: Assessing Risk Online”, which will launch in January 2018 in Vancouver, BC (see below for details).

It’s been a busy few months as we continue to expand both our offerings and instructor base. Over the last 6 weeks, TII team members have delivered specialized training on four continents, to some 175 attendees from 18 countries. Over the next four weeks, we’re pleased to be delivering both open and in-house training sessions in North America, Europe, and Africa. Stay tuned over the next month as we announce two exciting new training partnerships for the Middle East and Oceania regions.

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October 2017
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Welcome to the October 2017 edition of TII’s Online Intelligence Newsletter. August and September were incredibly busy months for us, with our team delivering a host of fresh, new, and updated training programs throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, and of course, North America. Earlier in September, we formally launched our much-anticipated, brand new online course, “Open Source Intelligence for Financial Investigators“, in partnership with finINTEL’s Robert Maxwell.

To start off this month, we want to take the opportunity to formally welcome our newest team members, Kathy Macdonald, Dr. Cynthia Baxter, and Colin Crowden. We are also proud to announce our newly appointed Vice President, Jasmeen Sandhar-Gill, who has served as TII’s International Training Manager and GM for 5 years.

To keep things exciting, soon we are rolling out a completely overhauled version of our online course, “Using the Internet as an Investigative Research Tool“, and will be announcing the launch date in our upcoming newsletter.

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July 2017
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Welcome to the July edition of TII’s Online Intelligence Newsletter. It’s been an exciting few months as TII personnel have been involved in the filming of two new seasons of the hit UK television series, Hunted, in addition to taking on new staff members and developing a host of fresh, new, and updated training programs.

This past six weeks has seen members of the TII team delivering instructor-led training programs in Europe, Asia, and Central America. In this edition of the newsletter, TII associate and former Calgary City police officer Kathy Macdonald recounts her time in El Salvador, along with TII’s Norm Whilhelm, delivering training in partnership with the non-profit Justice Education Society, who has been working closely with law enforcement in the region since 2001 to increase the country’s justice system capacity.

TII is pleased to offer a number of specialized and customizable in-house training programs for both the public and private sector in a variety of formats. To learn more about what we can do to empower your workforce, contact us.

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June 2017
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With an incredibly busy spring behind us, and just as busy of a summer around the corner,  TII’s instructors are working hard finalizing our brand new online and in-person courses, launching this fall. Due to an overwhelming demand, we are pleased to announce we have begun accepting registrations for our new online course, “Open Source Intelligence for Financial Investigators,” available September 1, 2017.

In this edition of the newsletter, renowned financial crime and AML expert, Robert Maxwell, writes about the importance of OSINT in financial investigations, and the necessity of early-warning systems in the industry.

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May 2017
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We are looking forward to an exciting and busy summer this year, with our CEO, David Toddington, back in the UK filming the next season of the hit TV series, Hunted, while at the same time we get ready to announce some exciting new changes at TII.

As we gear up to launch our brand new cyberpsychology training series, Calgary-based Forensic Psychiatrist, Dr. Cynthia Baxter, writes about the newly-emerging discipline in this edition of the newsletter.

Also, catch up on some of the very latest online research tools and news from around the web.

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February 2017
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TII’s Norm Wilhelm explains the importance of identifying the user ID number that is associated with a social networking account. Also, catch up on some of the very latest online research tools and news from around the web.

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December 2016
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Read Julie Clegg’s essential article about the Changing Face of Online and Real World Investigations, catch up on some of the very latest online research tools and find out about upcoming world-wide training dates being offered by TII

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September 2016
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Learn more about the TII team members cast on the hit television series Hunted airing on Channel 4 in the UK, our work with the charitable organization Unseen, the privacy issues around Pokemon GO, our upcoming specially priced Latest Trends in SOCMINT, OSINT and Cyber Psychology one-day intensive seminars in Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong and London, along with dozens of tools and tips for the online investigator.

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March 2016
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We are pleased to be unveiling our new website this month, along with a substantial number of new classroom based training programs. We are also pleased to have two brand new e-learning courses available: Strategic Intelligence Analysis and Criminal Intelligence Analysis.

Also included in this month’s newsletter is the article, “How to Capture Audio and Video Files Sent Using Facebook Messenger,” by Allan Rush.

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