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File and Operating System Forensics

Explore a variety of concepts around file and operating forensics and learn how those concepts are applied in this eight-video course.

8 videos  //  85 minutes of training

Course description

“When dealing with operating system forensics — realistically, it comes down to what operating system you’re trying to get access to.” Eight videos give the student an inside look at file and operating system forensics, courtesy of an experienced and professional instructor. Examine the parts of an operating system and explore string searches, deleted files, fragmentation, the limitations of text searches, viewing and recovering graphic files, file carving, compression, malware, tools, vocabulary and more. Includes example uses and demonstration of the Autopsy tool.

Course syllabus

File and Operating System Forensics (part 1)Duration: 10:52

File and Operating System Forensics (part 2)Duration: 9:43

File and Operating System Forensics (part 3)Duration: 8:54

File and Operating System Forensics (part 4)Duration: 13:02

File and Operating System Forensics (part 5)Duration: 7:51

File and Operating System Forensics (part 6)Duration: 10:53

File and Operating System Forensics (part 7)Duration: 6:40

Viruses and MalwareDuration: 16:50

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At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.