Christoper Salgado | CEO of All Points Investigations, LLC and Former Facebook investigator
Christopher Salgado is a highly accomplished and trusted security and investigations leader with more than 19 years in cyber and physical investigations as well as security. Throughout his career, he has effectively assisted several companies, including Fortune 50 companies, in various capacities, including via the installation of numerous innovative and efficient processes in the topics of investigations, security, brand protection, threat management, business continuity, intelligence, operations, recruiting, customer service, employee morale and leadership. The companies that have benefitted from his services span across the spectrum of industries, including social media, pharmaceutical, luxury brands (clothing, jewelry, etc.), consumables, automotive, electronics, film production, streaming services, entertainment and insurance. He has also assisted investigations firms and law firms across the globe.
Christopher Salgado is a contributing author to PI Magazine on cyber and social media investigations and a member of the London Speaker Bureau. From 2016 through 2019, Christopher Salgado worked at Facebook as an investigator. He began his tour with Facebook as a contractor and then succeeded at becoming an employee at Facebook. During his tenure there, he grew from the role of an investigator to a global investigator to a team lead. Situated on a global team, he assisted in managing investigations and operations and was instrumental in building the investigations division. His efforts included drafting a large majority of investigative standard operating procedures (SOPs), installing new security operations, updating prior SOPs and operations with efficient standards and helping to stand up a new global, 24/7/365 investigations and intelligence operation from scratch. He also aided in managing several other security and investigative-themed projects, including prototype security, supply chain security, video analytics, global security camera systems, operational security, process efficiency, data center threats and general threat management, among others.
Christopher Salgado also assisted Facebook’s security operations centers across the globe with varied threats. His achievements allowed him to aid the team in expanding Facebook’s security and investigations’ book of business interdepartmentally and geographically. During the time when Christopher Salgado was at Facebook, news about Cambridge Analytica broke as did the allegations of Russians hacking the Facebook platform to intervene in 2016’s US elections. Christopher Salgado was able to support in those sensitive and highly visible incidents as well. Prior to his career in investigations and security, Christopher Salgado, exceled at delivering successful, professional engagements with customers through varying roles at different companies. He secured more than a dozen of various outstanding customer service awards and a quarterly department award for new process implementation. These experiences allowed him to drive a “customer-first” focus, reinforcing the customer-centric agendas of global corporations.
Christopher Salgado has significant experience in director-level management of persons and global operations in corporate risk; brand protection; supply chain; criminal and civil investigations; surveillance; SIU investigations as well as counterfeit and other trademark investigations. He is an expert social engineer who has overcome a multitude of challenging obstacles and amassed critical information that resulted successful conclusions for his clients. Christopher Salgado is described as a transformational leader who promotes loyalty to the client, team, company and cause. He is skilled at managing large teams of investigators, intelligence analysts and support staff cross-culturally and across time zones. He is an expert in investigations, court testimony and counterfeit detection. He is a global consultant and has presented to members of Europol, Interpol and the EU Commission on physical and cyber investigations. As an investigator, Christopher Salgado has collectively conducted, managed and trained on tens of thousands of investigations, including:
· Cyber: Phishing, bad actor tracking, dark web, computer forensics, identity theft, fraud
· Brand Protection: Raids, covert purchases (cyber & physical), market sweeps, website takedowns, gray market
· Corporate: Missing persons, threats, harassment, misconduct, theft, supply chain, shrinkage
· Criminal: Deaths, kidnapping, burglaries, arson, fraud, counterfeit
· Civil: Vehicle accidents, general liability, mold, residency verifications
· Surveillance: Worker’s compensation, high risk terminations, counterfeit, fraud, infidelity
· SIU: Witness locates, asset locates, interviews, contestable death cases, scene investigations
Prior industry roles include Investigations Center Team Leader and Global Investigator @ Facebook, Midwest
Regional Director, Director of Training, Lead Investigator, Director of Security, Associate Director of New Business
Development, Private Investigations Trainer, Lead Investigator, Private Investigator, Security Content Analyst & Acting
Department Manager at various corporations as well as investigative and security consulting firms.
OSINT Investigations, AGGOSO™ (AGGressive Open Source intelligence Operations) Training from a former Facebook investigator
The world is now in the digital age. Regardless of your scope of investigations (domestics, worker’s compensation, criminal, process serving, etc.), if you’re not deploying aggressive OSINT investigations, your skillset and business may have inherited an expiration date that is quickly approaching. Clients of various sorts are becoming more aware of the impact of traditionally less-costly cyber investigations. Discover how to elevate your online investigations to an aggressive level from a former Facebook investigator who assisted in building and managing Facebook’s investigations division on a global scale. This overview of AGGOSO™ Training will showcase the hard-hitting results available via the AGGOSO™ method and how you can incorporate it into your business immediately. Learn how you can master OSINT investigations, including social media, online forums, dump sites, historical information, geolocation with and without metadata, image searching with facial recognition software, hidden websites, hidden website content, decoding HTML code, subject name variation searching, Google Dorking and Boolean strings, Google alerts and other automation resources, data scraping tools, browser plugins, effective free tools and paid-for tools and many more. Please note that no IT experience is required for this intense program. You’ll also learn about ensuring your online attribution, the ethical dilemmas with online investigations as well as the importance of maintaining relevance with your investigative program.