Digital Forensics Essentials

Digital Forensics Essentials

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For those with an interest in pursuing a career in Digital Forensics, you’ve found the one essentials course designed with your needs in mind. Digital Forensics Essentials is the ideal entry point for all students interested in understanding digital forensics.

This course will introduce students to Computer Forensics Fundamentals as well as the Computer Forensics Investigation Process. Plan to learn about Dark Web, Windows, Linux, Malware Forensics and so much more! With 28 live labs you won’t find a more robust, hands-on, entry-level digital forensics course anywhere.

Course Outline

  • Computer Forensics Fundamentals
  • Computer Forensics Investigation Process
  • Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
  • Data Acquisition and Duplication
  • Defeating Anti-forensics Techniques
  • Windows Forensics
  • Linux and Mac Forensics
  • Network Forensics
  • Investigating Web Attacks
  • Dark Web Forensics
  • Investigating Email Crimes
  • Malware Forensics

Skills and Careers

  • Help Desk Technician
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Cyber Crime Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Specialist

  • Cybersecurity Technician
  • Desktop Support
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Incident & Intrusion Analyst

  • IT Security Specialist
  • Network Technical Specialist
  • Cyber Forensic Specialist
  • Intelligence Operations Specialist
  • Cyber Operations Technician

Students who successfully complete this class
will be able to:

  • Discuss the fundamental concepts of computer forensics, digital evidence, forensic
    readiness, identify the roles and responsibilities of a forensic investigator and review
    legal compliance issues in computer forensics.
  • Examine the computer forensic investigation process and its phases.
  • Describe different disk drives, characteristics, and logical structure, understand
    Windows, Linux, and Mac boot processes, and examine various file systems and
  • Discuss data acquisition concepts, types, format, and methodology.
  • Examine various anti-forensics techniques and identify countermeasures.
  • Examine various volatile and non-volatile information gathering techniques for
    Windows, Linux, and Mac systems, including Windows memory and registry analysis,
    cache, cookie, history analysis, and metadata investigation.
  • Explain network forensics fundamentals, event correlation, and perform network traffic
  • Comprehend web server logs and perform web application forensics to detect and
    investigate various attacks on web applications.
  • Discuss the working of the dark web and email systems, and perform Dark Web, TOR
    browser, and email forensics.
  • Discuss malware forensics fundamentals, list and perform different types of malware

Exam Details

  • Exam Length: 2 Hours
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice
  • Exam Platform: ECC Exam Center
  • # of Questions: 75
  • Certification: Digital Forensics Essentials

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