Hash Values and File Hashing

A look at hash values and hash algorithms.

3 videos  //  20 minutes of training

Course description

In this course, the student learns how to use hash values as a way to include or exclude files from an investigation. The course includes a discussion of different types of hash algorithms and how to hash individual files versus hashing drives.

Course syllabus

The Function and Uses of HashingDuration: 4:17

In this module you'll learn about the function and uses of hashing.

Creating Hash SetsDuration: 3:24

In this module you'll learn about creating hash sets.

Hashing FilesDuration: 12:36

In this module you'll learn about hashing files.

Meet the author

Denise Duffy

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In addition to being an Infosec instructor, Denise Duffy teaches computer forensics worldwide to European law enforcement through the European Anti-Fraud Office. During her 25-year career at the Middletown Police Department, Denise underwent extensive training in specialized computer and mobile device forensics, including widespread access data courses, multiple IACIS trainings, U.S. Secret Service Training at the National Computer Forensics Institute, BlackBag Technologies Training, many National White Collar Crime (NW3C) courses, an X-Ways online course and considerable Internet Crimes Against Children Training (ICAC) courses. Denise currently holds the following certifications: CFCE (Certified Forensic Computer Examiner), CCFE (Certified Computer Forensics Examiner), CMFE (Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner) and CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker). She is most proud of her two sons who joined the U.S. Military, as Denise is a Desert Shield/Desert Storm veteran herself.

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