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Computer and Mobile Forensics Training Boot Camp

Transform your career in 7 days

This boot camp leverages our 20 years of cybersecurity training experience, along with hands-on practical exercises, to delve into the challenges of computer and mobile forensics. You’ll explore the process of analyzing and examining various operating systems and master evidence locations to collect and preserve data on various devices.
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Course essentials

Boot camp at a glance

  • Method

    Live online, in-person, team onsite

  • Duration

    7 days

  • Experience

    1-3 years

  • Average salary


What you'll learn

Training overview

This immersive computer forensics training prepares you to pass the Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE) and Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner (CMFE) exams, which cover the nine domains related to the computer forensics evidence recovery and analysis process, and the five domains related to performing the mobile forensics process on different types of mobile devices. You’ll learn:

  • How to identify evidence: Gain the skills to identify, preserve, extract, analyze and report forensic evidence on computers and mobile devices.
  • An understanding of evidence locations: Learn about the variations in evidence locations and examination techniques across operating systems, including Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and Windows phones.
  • Hands-on skills: Engage in practical exercises that simulate real-world attack scenarios, allowing you to practice threat hunting and develop the ability to analyze logs, capture memory dumps, and search for malware activity. Capture-the-flag (CTF) exercises allow you to test your new forensics skills.
  • Certification preparation: Prepare for the Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE) and Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner (CMFE) certifications, validating your expertise in computer and mobile forensics.

Who should attend

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This digital forensics boot camp is designed for IT professionals building plans for identifying, assessing and evaluating organizational risk. Roles that will especially benefit include:

  • Law enforcement professionals
  • Legal professionals
  • IT and information security professionals
  • Anyone who desires to learn

By the end of the training, have a deeper understanding of  computer and mobile forensics tools, techniques and processes. You can effectively investigate cybercrime and extract valuable evidence from digital devices.

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What's included

Everything you need to know

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  • 90-day extended access to Boot Camp components, including class recordings
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • Exam voucher
  • Free 90-day Infosec Skills subscription (access to 1,400+ additional courses and labs)
  • Hands-on cyber ranges and labs
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee
  • Onsite proctoring of exam
  • Pre-study learning path
  • Unlimited practice exam attempts

What makes the Infosec Computer and Mobile Forensics prep course different?

You can rest assured that the Computer and Mobile Forensics training materials are fully updated and synced with the latest version of the exam. With 20 years of training experience, we stand by our Computer and Mobile Forensics training with an Exam Pass Guarantee. This means if you don’t pass the exam on the first attempt, we’ll pay for your second exam at no additional cost to you!

Before your boot camp


Prior to enrolling in the Computer and Mobile Forensics Training Boot Camp, you must have:

  • No criminal record
  • Basic computer skills, including the ability or desire to work outside the Windows GUI interface. We recommend A+ certification and/or similar training and experience, though they are not required.

This in-depth technical training course is not intended for individuals with limited or no computer skills.


Training schedule

Day 1
Morning session


  • Computer forensics and investigation as a profession
  • Define computer forensics
  • Describe how to prepare for computer investigations and explain the difference between law enforcement agency and corporate investigations
  • Explain the importance of maintaining professional conduct
Afternoon session

Digital evidence — legal issues

  • Identifying digital evidence
  • Evidence admissibility
  • Federal rules of evidence
  • Daubert standard
  • Discovery
  • Warrants
  • What is seizure?
  • Consent issues
  • Expert witness
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Ethics
  • (ISC)²
  • AAFS
  • ISO


  • Investigative process
  • Chain of custody
  • Incident response
  • E-discovery
  • Criminal vs. civil vs. administrative investigations
  • Intellectual property
  • Reporting
  • Quality control
  • Evidence management
  • Current computer forensics tools and hardware
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 2
Morning session

Forensic science fundamentals

  • Principles and methods
  • Forensic analysis process


  • Storage media
  • Operating system
Afternoon session

File systems

  • File systems
  • Erased vs. deleted
  • Live forensics
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 3
Morning session

File and operating system forensics

  • Keyword searching
  • Metadata
  • Timeline analysis
  • Hash analysis
  • File signatures
  • Volume Shadow Copies
  • Time zone issues
  • Link files
  • Print spool
  • Deleted files
  • File slack
  • Damaged media
  • Registry forensics
  • Multimedia files
  • Compound files
Afternoon session

Web and application forensics

  • Common web attack vectors
  • Browser artifacts
  • Email investigations
  • Messaging forensics
  • Database forensics
  • Software forensics
  • Malware analysis
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 4
Morning session

Network forensics

  • TCP/IP
  • Types of attacks
  • Wired vs. wireless
  • Network devices forensics

Packet analysis

  • OS utilities
  • Network monitoring tools
Afternoon session


  • Hiding
  • Steganography
  • Packing
  • Hidden devices (NAS)
  • Tunneling/Onion routing
  • Destruction
  • Spoofing
  • Log tampering
  • Live operating systems

Optional group & individual study

Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Day 5
Morning session

New & emerging technology

  • Legal issues (privacy, obtaining warrants)
  • Social networks forensics
  • Types of social networks
  • Types of evidence
  • Collecting data
  • Virtualization
  • Virtualization forensics
  • Use of virtualization in forensics
  • Cloud forensics
  • Types of cloud services
  • Challenges of cloud forensics
  • Big data
  • Control systems and IOT

Mobile forensics introduction

  • Types of devices
  • GPS
  • Cell phones
  • Tablets
  • Vendor and carrier identification
  • Obtaining information from cellular provider
  • GSM vs. CDMA
  • Common tools and methodology
Afternoon session

Take CCFE exam

Optional group & individual study

Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 6
Morning session

Mobile forensics process

  • Mobile forensics challenges
  • Types of evidence found on mobile devices
  • Collecting mobile devices at the scene
  • Comparison of mobile operating systems
  • Data acquisition methods
  • Reporting findings
Afternoon session

Android forensics

  • Android platform
  • Android security model
  • Bypassing Android security features
  • Android logical data acquisition and analysis
  • Android physical data acquisition

Optional group & individual study

Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 7
Morning session

iOS forensics

  • Apple iOS platform
  • iOS security
  • Bypassing iOS security features
  • iOS data acquisition and analysis
  • iPhone/iCloud backups
  • iOS data recovery techniques

Windows phones

  • Windows Phone OS: partitions and filesystems
  • Windows Phone security features
  • Windows Phone logical acquisition and analysis
  • Windows 10 mobile OS forensics
Afternoon session

Feature phones forensics

  • Acquiring and examining data from feature phones

Take CMFE exam

Schedule may vary from class to class

What's next?

After you finish the Boot Camp

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After completing the Computer and Mobile Forensics Boot Camp, your path as a certified digital investigator has begun. Here's where the next stage of the journey leads:

Completing the Computer and Mobile Forensics Training Boot Camp is a significant milestone in your journey toward a successful career in digital investigations. As part of our commitment to your growth, we offer 90-day access to the Infosec Skills platform, providing access to our comprehensive library of cybersecurity courses.

This access includes additional training on various digital forensics areas, as well as many other cybersecurity skill areas and career paths. By following further educational opportunities and earning Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits, you stay up to date with the latest trends and advancements in the rapidly evolving field of computer forensics.

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Career Opportunities

What are the career opportunities like for Computer and Mobile Forensics certified professionals?

The Certified Computer and Mobile Forensics Professionals Boot Camp prepares you to earn two popular certifications: the Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE) and the Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner (CMFE). These certifications open doors to a wide range of opportunities in digital forensics which include:

  • Digital forensics analyst
  • Computer forensics investigator
  • Cybercrime investigator
  • Incident response analyst
  • E-Discovery specialist
  • Data recovery specialist

The responsibilities and job titles associated with computer and mobile forensics training and certification may vary depending on the size and nature of organizations, industries and your specific role within the realm of IT and digital investigations.

What job titles are most common for people with this Computer and Mobile Forensics certification?

Some common positions that this certification can help you land include:

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    Forensic lab technician

  • Information security analyst icon

    Information security analyst

  • Law enforcement forensic specialist icon

    Law enforcement forensic specialist

  • Forensic lab technician icon

    Forensic lab technician

Average Salary

Computer and Mobile Forensics certification salary expectations

A career in computer and mobile forensics has rewarding financial potential. While salaries vary depending on experience, location and industry, professionals with expertise in this field earn competitive salaries. Skilled computer and mobile forensics professionals earn an average of $75,000 annually. For detailed information on salary trends and earning potential, please visit our computer forensics salary information page.

Guaranteed results

Our boot camp guarantees

Exam Pass Guarantee

If you don’t pass your exam on the first attempt, get a second attempt for free. Includes the ability to re-sit the course for free for up to one year (does not apply to CMMC-AB boot camps).

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

If you’re not 100% satisfied with your training at the end of the first day, you may withdraw and enroll in a different online or in-person course.

Knowledge Transfer Guarantee

If an employee leaves within three months of obtaining certification, Infosec will train a different employee at the same organization tuition-free for up to one year.


Frequently asked questions

What is computer forensics?
Computer forensics is a branch of digital forensic science that involves the identification, preservation, extraction, analysis and reporting of digital evidence from computers and other digital devices. It is crucial for investigating cybercrimes and gathering evidence for legal proceedings.
How can I start learning computer forensics or become a computer forensics professional?
This Computer and Mobile Forensics Training Boot Camp is a great way to upgrade your forensics skills and validate your expertise to employers. A solid understanding of technology is helpful for all digital forensics professionals, and certifications like CompTIA’s A+ and Network+ are great options to build that foundation.
What is the importance of certifications in computer and mobile forensics?
Certifications in computer and mobile forensics validate your knowledge and skills in the field, demonstrating your competence and commitment to the profession. They serve as a benchmark for employers and clients, assuring them of your ability to conduct forensic investigations, handle digital evidence and follow industry best practices. Certifications like the CCFE and CMFE are industry recognized and can enhance your career opportunities in the cybersecurity and digital forensic domains.
How long is the certification valid, and what are the renewal requirements?
The CCFE and CMFE certifications from Infosec are valid for four years. To renew the certification, you’ll need to retake the current certification exam at no cost to you.
What are the career opportunities and job titles for certified computer and mobile forensics professionals?

Certified Computer and Mobile Forensics professionals can pursue various career paths in the cybersecurity and digital forensic fields. Some common job titles include:

  • Computer forensics analyst
  • Digital forensics investigator
  • Cybersecurity consultant
  • Incident response analyst
  • Forensic lab technician
  • Law enforcement officer specializing in digital investigations
  • IT security specialist

You could help play a crucial role in organizations, law enforcement agencies, cybersecurity firms and consulting companies, where your new-found expertise is required to investigate cybercrimes, analyze digital evidence and ensure the security of digital systems.

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The course materials were excellent. The class format was fantastic. The instructor not only prepared us for the examination but also spent a considerable amount of time in learning practical skills for the real world.

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