Understanding Open Source Anonymizing Tools

Previously presented on: December 3, 2020 | 3:00 pm ET

During this webinar, attendees were introduced to some of the concepts regarding three major networks used for anonymous communication. They discussed Tor, i2p, and Freenet; why these tools exist, how to use them, and what they can be used for will be the topics presented.

What Attendees Learned About:

  1. Why do people use tools like Tor, i2p, or Freenet?
  2. Why do some legitimate services provide dark net gateways for their sites?
  3. How and why it is important to block javascript.


Aaron Jones

Software Developer at City of Chandler/Chandler Police Department

Aaron Jones is a software developer who currently creates applications for law enforcement. He is also an AZ POST certified public speaker. He earned a B.Sc., in Computer Information Systems from Park University in 2013 and an M.A., in Intelligence Analysis with a focus in Cyber Security in 2014. He has been the recipient of recognition from the El Paso Police Department, State Of Texas, Texas Military Forces, Chandler Police Department, and others. Aaron is also active in the community as the founder of the Phoenix Linux Users Group Cyber Security Meetup and regularly teaches members of the public a myriad of topics related to Cyber Security. His audience includes students, teachers, law enforcement, military, government officials, and concerned members of the public with a strong desire to learn what is going on in the world of technology.