File Systems

Learn all about file systems, including essential topics related to finding and uncovering data, as well as the tools used to do so.

4 videos  //  45 minutes of training

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Course description

Four videos look at the challenges, details and structure of file systems. Beginning with the basics such as the difference between undeleting and data carving, this course explores a broad variety of essential topics such as MS-DOS file storage and deletion, NTFS (New Technology File System), attribute headers, VCN (virtual cluster number) and LCN (logical cluster number), inodes, drive slack and more. Includes diagrams and possible tools for use by the forensic investigator.

Course syllabus

File Systems (part 1)Duration: 10:11

File Systems (part 2)Duration: 9:12

File Systems (part 3)Duration: 10:10

File Systems (part 4)Duration: 15:49

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