Recognizing and Collecting Digital Evidence

Prepare for the practical side of forensic examinations with this course on physical evidence handling.

5 videos  //  28 minutes of training

Course description

In addition to forensic examinations, most digital investigators must understand how to manage physical evidence before, during and after leaving the scene. This course explores what to bring to a scene and how to prepare and label digital evidence for documentation purposes. You’ll also examine how to collect and preserve the evidence for transportation and secure storage.

Course syllabus

What to Bring to the Scene and PreparationDuration: 9:45

In this module you'll learn about what to bring to the scene and preparation.

Documenting the SceneDuration: 2:56

In this module you'll learn about documenting the scene.

Recognizing Digital EvidenceDuration: 5:30

In this module you'll learn about recognizing digital evidence.

Collection of Digital EvidenceDuration: 6:19

In this module you'll learn about the collection of digital evidence.

Proper Storage and Transportation of Digital EvidenceDuration: 3:20

In this module you'll learn about proper storage and transportation of digital evidence.

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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