Covert Surveillance and Intelligence Techniques in the Digital Era

Overview

Why You Should Attend This Workshop: 

In today's digital era, it's crucial for intelligence professionals to stay abreast of advanced covert surveillance techniques. The global connectivity of the digital age also underscores the need for comprehensive surveillance strategies that can operate seamlessly across diverse digital landscapes. By emphasising operational security, data privacy, and ethical considerations, the workshop ensures that participants are equipped to conduct surveillance activities ethically and responsibly while maximising operational efficiency in intelligence gathering and analysis. 

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • IDENTIFY advanced techniques for evading and neutralising tracking devices.
  • GAIN INSIGHTS into signal manipulation for gaining an upper hand in surveillance.
  • UNDERSTAND advanced techniques for evading and neutralising tracking devices.
  • MASTER signal manipulation for gaining an upper hand in surveillance.
  • EXPLORE techniques to manipulate device identifiers and evade digital footprints.
  • DISCOVER concealed communication and device concealment for operational security.
  • ANALYSE online activity tracking and utilize open-source intelligence for analysis.
  • LEARN strategies for covert technology deployment and monitoring online forums for insights.
Who will attend

Military, government, law enforcement and police investigators with the following job titles:

  • Counterintelligence Investigators
  • Cybercrime Intelligence Officers
  • Digital Media Examination and Device Investigators
  • Intelligence Analysts
  • Intelligence Collection Managers
  • Law Enforcement Investigators
  • Military Intelligence Officer
  • Security Researchers
Trainer

About the Expert Trainer

  • Over 38 years of experience.
  • Former Child Exploitation and Online Exploitation (CEOP) Data Communications Manager, UK National Crime Agency (NCA), and London Metropolitan Police.
  • Globally recognised communications data expert, works as an adviser, trainer and consultant to security services, government, and police forces around the world.
  • Lecturer for International Policing Organisations, EU cybercrime twinning project, The Council of Europe and The UK College of policing.
Case Studies

Real world applications and examples: Cases and examples, both current and historic will be given throughout, to add depth and relevance to the methodology.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Participants will receive more information closer to the date of the class. Contact us if you need assistance: hello@q8asia.com.sg.

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Active Armed Assailant Preparedness and Response Masterclass

Overview

Participants in this masterclass will learn about behavioural indicators, pre-attack signs, and reporting methods when handling dangerous situations with armed assailants. 

The course will also cover emergency response protocols, key considerations when developing effective Emergency Action Plans (EAPs) and communication strategies to deal with the aftermath of shooting incidents.

What else will you learn from this Masterclass?

  • IMPLEMENT cutting-edge tactics for responding to active shooter and edge weapon scenarios 
  • IDENTIFY in-depth behavioural and pre-attack indicators of potential threats 
  • DEVELOP and implement comprehensive Emergency Action Plans (EAP) 
  • ENHANCE advanced communication strategies during high-stress incidents 
  • ADOPT proactive strategies for ongoing preparedness and regular advanced drills 
  • EXECUTE realistic simulation drills and practice evacuation procedures 
  • BUILD resilient psychological techniques for handling high-stress situations
Who should attend

This training is ideal for a range of job titles within the defence and security sectors, including: 

  • Security Managers and Directors 
  • Law Enforcement Officers and Command Staff 
  • Emergency Response Teams and First Responders 
  • Security Consultants and Risk Management Professionals 
  • Military Personnel and Tactical Units 
  • Facility Managers and Safety Officers 
  • Government Security Officials and Intelligence Analysts 
  • Corporate Security Leaders and Security Personnel 
  • Crisis Management Teams and Incident Response Specialists 
  • Healthcare Security Professionals and Hospital Emergency Teams 
Trainer

Our trainer has more than 30 years of experience in Emergency Management, Security Counterterrorism with extensive operational and tactical background in high-level security operations, both regionally and internationally. He has also served as the Counter-Terrorist First Response Officer (and shift supervisor) at Sydney Airport from the 2000 Olympics.

Our trainer has conducted operational security and consulting contracts in conflict zones in the Middle East. He is also a veteran of both the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) 

Case Studies

Case studies will be added as part of the discussion to the masterclass.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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Mastering Video Surveillance Systems: Design, Implementation and Optimisation

Overview

Gain invaluable insights into the latest advancements in VSS technology, including camera types, video analytics, and situational awareness in this masterclass.  Apply what you learned from real-world scenarios and VSS techniques to detect and prevent intrusions, monitor critical areas, and responding effectively to incidents. 

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to design and implement cutting-edge VSS solutions that address the evolving security landscape.

  • UNDERSTAND the intention and elements of Video Surveillance Systems (VSS), including situational awareness, intrusion detection, life-safety elements, and the impact of artificial intelligence.
  • MASTER VSS and security network design considerations, such as bandwidth, cabling options, power requirements, equipment location, data storage, and information security.
  • EXPLORE coverage zone planning to meet operational requirements.
  • DETERMINE system requirements based on operational needs, including resolution, lighting, and analytics requirements.
  • IDENTIFY layout and location planning considerations, including environmental factors and accessibility.
  • DESIGN monitoring and control locations, considering incident response and ergonomic factors.
  • LEARN about post-incident analysis using recorded footage features.
  • GAIN INSIGHTS into stakeholder requirements and operational considerations that inform system specifications.
Who will attend

The workshop is aimed at security practitioners, architects, designers, policing services and urban planners who have a responsibility for the safe-guarding the built environment, crowded public spaces and their users. 

  • Architects 
  • Business continuity managers 
  • Crisis response managers 
  • Facilities management managers 
  • Government ministries 
  • Installation engineers 
  • Maintenance engineers 
  • Managers 
  • Operators 
  • Security practitioners 
  • State security agencies 
  • Strategic planner & managers 
  • Strategic risk managers 
  • Supervisors 
  • Policing services and urban planners who have a responsibility for the safe-guarding the built environment, crowded public spaces and their users. 
Trainer

Our trainer has more than 30 years of experience in Emergency Management, Security Counterterrorism with extensive operational and tactical background in high-level security operations, both regionally and internationally. He has also served as the Counter-Terrorist First Response Officer (and shift supervisor) at Sydney Airport from the 2000 Olympics.

Our trainer has conducted operational security and consulting contracts in conflict zones in the Middle East. He is also a veteran of both the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) 

Case Studies

To be confirmed.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

Email: Enquiry.OHS@millenniumhotels.com

Website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/singapore/orchard-hotel-singapore/?cid=gplaces-orchard-hotel-singapore

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Offensive Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure Masterclass

Overview

Day 1 will cover an overview of offensive information security and cyber security and teach delegates to think like an attacker. There will be live demonstrations of end-to-end attacks and real-world case studies.

Day 2 will focus on defending against the cyber security threats and risks, and will include technical, procedural and personnel-based defensive controls. It will also look at the security frameworks and security auditing best practices.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • APPLY knowledge of offensive and defensive cyber security.
  • EQUIP necessary strategies and operational tactics to mitigate the risks and build a structured defence against cyber security threats.
  • IDENTIFY the technical, procedural and human requirements for defensive activities.
  • MEASURE the effectiveness of security controls using security audits and monitoring.
  • NAVIGATE the cyber security threat landscape.
  • OUTLINE the people, processes and technology used to defend an organisation from cyber security attacks.
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Who will attend
  • Director, Head of Department, Managers, Supervisors, Executives and Officers of:

    • Counter-Intelligence Investigation
    • Human Resources
    • Information Security
    • Information Technology (IT)
    • Insider Threat Analysts
    • Insider Threat Program Managers
    • Legal
    • Network Administration
    • Physical Security
    • Software Engineering
Trainer

Expert Trainer is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional working in cyber security for both defence and private industry. He holds a GCHQ accredited first class Master’s degree in Cyber Security and Management, specialising in network architectures and vulnerability management.  He worked for the UK MOD, researching cyber threats to critical national infrastructure and technologies.

Expert Trainer provides cyber security support to both private sector organisations and Defence, including information governance, risk management, human threats and threat intelligence. Expert Trainer is able to consider and synthesise large amounts of information rapidly, making him ideal for roles where both hard cyber skills and architectural rigor are required.

Expert Trainer has many years’ experience in the design, development and implementation of secure networks, network architectures and secure systems. Expert Trainer is also experienced in cyber security analytics, including SIEM and log analysis. He has also conducted a number of security audits, social engineering & OSINT campaigns, awareness training and penetration tests for a variety of organisations across Europe and Asia.

Case Studies

Live end-to-end attack demonstrations. 

 A number of controlled cyber-attacks will be shown to the students and they will be walked through exactly how they work and how an attacker uses the technology to conduct the attacks. These include live demonstrations of common attacks such as phishing emails, mobile phones attacks, USB attacks, ransomware, wireless Internet attacks, and password attacks.

The attack chain. 

Case studies/examples of different types of attacks. Please elaborate more. A walk through of some of the high profile cyber-attacks that have occurred in the past few years, explaining how they were potentially carried out and how the attackers exploited weaknesses to conduct the attacks. 

Defensive case studies/examples.  

A variety of real-world cyber-defence controls and protections that can be put into place to mitigate against cyber-attacks. A number of specific examples from the instructor’s personal and professional experience will be given, including taking a layered approach to security, and protecting against human threats.  

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Orchard Hotel Singapore 

442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879

Tel: (65) 6734 7766

For more information, please write to hello@q8asia.com.sg

Industry Insights
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Covert Surveillance and Intelligence Techniques in the Digital Era

Overview

Why You Should Attend This Workshop: 

In today's digital era, it's crucial for intelligence professionals to stay abreast of advanced covert surveillance techniques. The global connectivity of the digital age also underscores the need for comprehensive surveillance strategies that can operate seamlessly across diverse digital landscapes. By emphasising operational security, data privacy, and ethical considerations, the workshop ensures that participants are equipped to conduct surveillance activities ethically and responsibly while maximising operational efficiency in intelligence gathering and analysis. 

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • IDENTIFY advanced techniques for evading and neutralising tracking devices.
  • GAIN INSIGHTS into signal manipulation for gaining an upper hand in surveillance.
  • UNDERSTAND advanced techniques for evading and neutralising tracking devices.
  • MASTER signal manipulation for gaining an upper hand in surveillance.
  • EXPLORE techniques to manipulate device identifiers and evade digital footprints.
  • DISCOVER concealed communication and device concealment for operational security.
  • ANALYSE online activity tracking and utilize open-source intelligence for analysis.
  • LEARN strategies for covert technology deployment and monitoring online forums for insights.
Who will attend

Military, government, law enforcement and police investigators with the following job titles:

  • Counterintelligence Investigators
  • Cybercrime Intelligence Officers
  • Digital Media Examination and Device Investigators
  • Intelligence Analysts
  • Intelligence Collection Managers
  • Law Enforcement Investigators
  • Military Intelligence Officer
  • Security Researchers
Trainer

About the Expert Trainer

  • Over 38 years of experience.
  • Former Child Exploitation and Online Exploitation (CEOP) Data Communications Manager, UK National Crime Agency (NCA), and London Metropolitan Police.
  • Globally recognised communications data expert, works as an adviser, trainer and consultant to security services, government, and police forces around the world.
  • Lecturer for International Policing Organisations, EU cybercrime twinning project, The Council of Europe and The UK College of policing.
Case Studies

Real world applications and examples: Cases and examples, both current and historic will be given throughout, to add depth and relevance to the methodology.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Participants will receive more information closer to the date of the class. Contact us if you need assistance: hello@q8asia.com.sg.

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Introduction to Cyber Warfare and Operations Design

Overview

This online course provides a basic understanding of full-spectrum cyberspace operations, the complexities of the cyberspace environment, the planning, organizing and integration with cyber ops. Included in this course are presentations and exercises that teach participants how to design a cyberspace operations plan and bring it to fruition.

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • Understanding the Cyberspace Environment and Design
  • Cyberspace Strategies
  • Cyberspace Operations Integration
  • Building Cyber Warriors and Cyber Corps
  • Designing Cyber-Related Commands
  • Training and Readiness for Cyber Operations
  • Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) Drill
  • Tabletop Exercise (TTX)
Who should attend

Anyone interested in the field of cyber warfare/cyber operations or looking to expand a cyber-security career. This course is also ideal for:

  • Military Commanders
  • Information-Operations Officers
  • Information Security/Assurance Professionals
  • Cyber-Security Consultants
  • Cyber Planners
  • Military Members (J2, J3, J5, J6, J9)
  • Security Analysts
  • Network-Security Engineers Penetration Testers
  • Auditors
  • Government Officials
  • Security Engineer
Trainer

Our Expert Trainer is a cybersecurity professional with over 12 years of experience in Information Assurance, Cyber Frameworks, Policies and several critical areas across numerous industries spanning several Fortune 500 companies and consulting positions. He is also a Senior Strategic Business Advisor and vCISO at Sentinel Technologies.

Outside his professional civilian career, our trainer proudly serves as a direct commission officer in the US Navy Reserves as a Cryptologic Warfare officer (Designator 1815). He is also a research fellow with the Cybersecurity Forum Initiative, where he has co-authored several research papers on new cyber trends and best practices. He also holds several leadership positions with InfraGard Chicago and InfraGard National, serves as an advisor to several private and public entities, and is a guest lecturer at several high schools and universities across the State of Illinois.

Case Studies

Participants will be guided through a series of cascading exercises for conceptual, functional, and detailed planning of cyberspace operations.

Partners

This course is presented in association with The Cyber Security Forum Intiative.

The Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Omaha, NE and in Washington DC with a mission "to provide Cyber Warfare awareness, guidance, and security solutions through collaboration, education, volunteer work, and training to assist the US Government, US Military, Commercial Interests, and International Partners."

The Cyber Warfare and Operations Design course in endorsed by Capitol Technology University (CTU), a designated National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Excellence.

Q8 welcomes partners who are interested to join us and be part of this training.

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Delegates will receive more information about how to join the course when they sign up with us.

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Open Source Intelligence and Social Media Intelligence

Overview

Highlights:

This course is designed to enhance participants’ skills in online investigative techniques and methodologies. It aims to provide an in-depth understanding of advanced methodologies, emerging trends, and cutting-edge technologies in intelligence analysis and cybersecurity.

  • Learn how breach data provides unique opportunities for intelligence analysts to uncover hidden connections, track threat actors, and enhance attribution.
  • Gain insights into deciphering online content and images, as well as to counter misinformation or extremist narratives
  • Understand how threats manifest online and the role of OSINT in monitoring and countering such threats.
Who should attend

Military, government and police investigators with the following job titles:

  • Counterintelligence Investigators
  • Cybercrime Intelligence Officers
  • Digital Media Examination and Device Investigators
  • Intelligence Analysts
  • Intelligence Collection Managers
  • Law Enforcement Investigators
  • Military Intelligence Officer
  • Security Researchers
Trainer

Our Expert Trainer is an Open Source Investigator & Consultant, Founder of Glowstick Intelligence Enablement. He has over 7 years of Open-Source Intelligence Analysis and Investigations Experience, with an emphasis on Disinformation Campaigns, Extremism and Cyber Threat Intelligence. Skilled and experienced in a number of domains, including technical domain analysis, multilingual open-source investigations, open-source product development and deep web sources.

  • Former technical information operations analyst for ActiveFence. Has researched dozens of disinformation campaigns and information operations for a variety of clients globally, including Forbes 50 technology firms.
  • Former open-source intelligence analyst and liaison NCO, Israel Defense Forces
  • Extensive track record in innovative research and investigation projects, including numerous articles in academic journals and think tanks, quotes in media outlets and more.
  • Open-Source Investigation Consultant, Trainer and Analyst. Consultant and Researcher for firms across the globe.
Case Studies

Cases and examples, both current and historic will be given throughout, to add depth and
relevance to the methodology.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Participants will receive more information closer to the date of the course.

Contact us if you need our assistance: hello@q8asia.com.sg.

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Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear [CBRN] Crisis Response

Overview

Highlights:

  • Intensive 12-Hour Course
  • Certificate of Completion

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • UNDERSTAND the CBRN threat, its effect and impact, and the consequence of a poor response to the threat. 
  • UTILISE lateral thinking to understand the threat from the instigator’s perspective, how it may occur, and the intent behind the actions, so that risk mitigation and the subsequent response is effectively enabled.  
  • APPLY effective risk management to the identified threat, and to the initial and subsequent response and recovery. 
  • IDENTIFY weaknesses in counter-CBRN response by understanding the effectiveness of capabilities to then identify gaps in key development programmes. 
  • MEASURE your current response against international standards and against emerging thinking on the ability to mitigate and respond to CBRN threats and hazards. 
  • ASSESS your, and your organisation’s, perception of the CBRN threat, and apply learning to enhance your preparedness to address CBRN threats and hazards. 
  • COMMENCE production, or revision, of your organisational counter-CBRN risk-based response plans. 
Who should attend
  • Strategic Directors and Leaders with responsibility for effective outcomes 
  • Tactical planners with responsibility for effective response plans 
  • Command, Control and Coordination role holders 
  • Risk managers 
  • LE Investigators 
  • Military Intelligence Specialists 
  • LE and Intelligence Analysts; 
  • National Security Analysts 
  • Policy Managers 
  • Diplomats 
  • Liaison Officers 
  • Crisis Communications and PR Departments 
  • CBRN responders 
Trainer

In his current role, our Expert Trainer is at the forefront of international efforts to combat chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats. He is engaged with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), collaborating with national and international governments across regions as diverse as ASEAN, the Balkans, Africa, and the Caribbean. His work involves developing and planning CBRN counter-terrorism capabilities, contributing to global security. 

Case Studies

Cases and examples, both current and historic will be given throughout, to add depth and
relevance to the methodology.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

Participants will receive more information about the venue closer to the date of the course.

For more information, write to hello@q8asia.com.sg

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Offensive Cyber Tactics Masterclass: Mastering Penetration Testing

Overview

This 3-day course is specifically designed to allow participants to delve into the intricate world of cybersecurity, exploring essential skills and methodologies to attack networks and web applications.  The workshop includes hands on exercises to give attendees the opportunity to apply these new skills. 

  • NAVIGATE complex attack surfaces, authentication vulnerabilities, and understand data compromise techniques 
  • ADDRESS contemporary security challenges, including insider threats and wireless network vulnerabilities 
  • DELVE into the intricacies of attacking networks and web applications, gaining hands-on experience in information gathering, vulnerability analysis, and exploitation techniques 
  • GAIN valuable insights into threat intelligence and how to identify and bypass defences 
  • COMBAT evolving cybersecurity issues, from network exploitation to web application vulnerabilities. 
  • TACKLE real-world challenges and contribute effectively to ethical hacking practices 

 

Who should attend
  • Cyber Security Consultant 
  • Penetration Tester 
  • Head Of Cyber 
  • Head Of Security
  • Red Teamer 
  • Ethical Hacker 
  • Security Analyst 
  • Information Security Officer 
  • Technical Assurance 
  • System Administrator 
  • IT Auditor 
Trainer

Our Expert Trainer is a seasoned cybersecurity professional with over a decade of experience specializing in penetration testing and technical assurance. Throughout his career, our Trainer has collaborated with diverse public and private sector entities, providing invaluable security assessments and strategic advice.

He has supported companies across diverse sectors, including energy, health, finance, government, information security, defense, and private industries. His expertise enhances cybersecurity and equips individuals with the skills to deliver security benefits tailored to their respective industries. 

 

Case Studies

To be confirmed.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

More information of the venue will be shared with the delegates closer to the date of the Masterclass.

Industry Insights

Watch this space for more information.

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Human Intelligence Tradecraft & Covert Human Intelligence Source

Overview

Highlights:

  • Intensive 12-Hour Course
  • Certificate of Completion

What you will learn from this Masterclass:

  • MASTER the HUMINT spectrum, covering various sources of information and engagement strategies. 
  • LEARN when and how to use different types of engagement, from introductions to complex debriefs, for maximum effectiveness. 
  • DEVELOP the skills to identify and assess Subjects of Interest (SOIs) within target networks. 
  • ANALYSE the investigation need, tasking requests, and intelligence gaps to create a focused collection strategy. 
  • ACQUIRE tactics for building rapport and eliciting information effectively, while remaining sensitive to emotional states. 
  • UNDERSTAND holistic approaches to information elicitation, including active listening and information gap identification. 
  • LEARN how to create intelligence reports that maintain source protection and accurately differentiate between facts, suppositions, and source comments. 
Who should attend
  • Military Intelligence Officers 
  • Special Operations Forces (SOF) Personnel 
  • Intelligence Analysts 
  • Counterintelligence Agents 
  • Police Detectives 
  • Security Directors 
  • Risk Assessment Specialists 
  • Security Consultants 
  • National Security Analysts 
  • Corporate Security Managers 
  • Homeland Security Officials 
  • Diplomatic Security Officers 
  • Private Investigators 
  • Crisis Response Coordinators 
  • Security Operations Managers 
  • Border Patrol Agents 
  • Emergency Response Team Leaders 
  • Threat Assessment Analysts 
  • Counterterrorism Analysts 
  • Surveillance Specialists 
Trainer

Our Expert Trainer has completed 23 years in the British Army Intelligence Corps working in various fields including Counter Intelligence, Technical Investigations, Information Assurance, HUMINT IMINT and Cyber Security.

He developed an OSINT course to train other investigators and intelligence analysts in researching using the internet and doing it safely and anonymously.  He has worked in mainland Europe, the Middle East and West Africa and currently teaches OSINT techniques to military staff across the 27 NATO nations and defence industry partners.

Case Studies

Cases and examples, both current and historic will be given throughout, to add depth and
relevance to the methodology.

Partners

Interested to be part of this training?

Please contact us at hello@q8asia.com.sg to discuss your requirements.

Venue

This masterclass will be held at Orchard Hotel Singapore. 

For more information, write to hello@q8asia.com.sg

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