Introduction to Digital Forensics

An introduction to computer forensics, methodologies and tools.

3 videos  //  30 minutes of training

Course description

This intro course provides a broad overview of computer forensics as an occupation by exploring methodologies used surrounding digital forensics. In addition, the student acquires open-source forensic tools to use throughout this path.

Course syllabus

Computer Forensics and the Role of the ExaminerDuration: 6:02

Computer forensics and the role of the examiner.

Forensic Methodology and InvestigationsDuration: 15:31

Exploring forensic methodology and investigations.

Preparing Our Forensic WorkstationDuration: 8:51

In this module you'll learn about preparing our forensic workstation.

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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