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This hands-on computer forensics training offers practical experience in a wide array of computer forensics situations that are applicable to the real world.

Learn everything relating to computer forensics, from how to establish a proper chain of custody that is admissible in a court of law to recovering files from intentionally damaged media.

Course Topics

You will learn the following concepts in this course:
  • See the dark side of how computer crimes are committed.
  • Learn how to find traces of illegal or illicit activities left on disk with computer forensics tools and manual techniques.
  • Learn how to recover data intentionally hidden or encrypted by perpetrators.
Certification Options

This Computer Forensics training course prepares you for up to 3 industry recognized computer forensics certifications. As a vendor neutral training provider, we have recognized that many students require more than one computer forensics certification.

During the training class, you will be prepared to take:
  • IACRB's Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE) Certification
  • EC-Council's Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) Certification
  • ISFCE's Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) Certification
Learning Objectives

You will learn:
  • Computer Forensics Training with open source tools
  • Overview of Computer Crime
  • Preparing sterile examination media
  • Acquisition, collection and seizure of magnetic media.
  • Recovering deleted data from a cell phone
  • Digital Camera Computer Forensics
  • PDA Computer Forensics
  • Documenting a "Chain of Custody"
  • Understanding Microsoft Windows from a forensics point of view
  • Working with NTFS
  • Combing Partition table and boot record
  • Investigating The Master File Table (MFT)
  • Linux/Unix computer forensics
  • Investigating data streams
  • File storage dates and times
  • File deletion/recovery
  • Recovering Internet Usage Data
  • Recovering: Swap Files/Temporary Files/Cache Files
  • Preservation and safe handling of original media
  • Making bitstream copies of original media
  • Common data hiding techniques
  • Examining CD-ROM media
  • Carving out files "hidden" in unallocated disk space
  • Word document forensics and password cracking
  • Issues when presenting data in court
  • The marking, storage and transmittal of evidence.
  • Use tools such as Encase Forensic Edition, X-Ways Forensic Addition, Forensic TookKit (FTK), Linux dd, etc.
What's Included?

The following will be included in the purchase of this course:
  • 5 Days of Expert Security Training Instruction
  • CHFI computer forensics certification fees can be included
  • Lecture, Lab Exercise and Text book
  • InfoSec's Custom Computer Forensics Enterprise Suite, includes every program covered in the course for at home study. Computer Forensics Enterprise Suite available for individual purchase for only $1,499!
  • AccessData Forensic ToolKit (FTK) Can Be Included
Required Prerequisites
  • A workstation with Windows XP installed (Vista is NOT supported)
  • Firm understanding of the Windows Operating System
  • Attendees can be anyone involved in the security of information assets: information security officers and managers, network administrators, Windows administrators.
  • Desire for computer forensics training
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