Learning Path

Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE)

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    Syllabus

  • Computer Forensics Cyber Range Course — 00:13:00
    • This cyber range helps you develop your knowledge of computer forensics by practicing on cloud-hosted virtual machines. You’ll build and reinforce your skills as you progress through labs covering key computer forensics topics, including creating and examining forensic images, preforming memory forensics to identify malware activity, data carving, and more. You will practice working with poplar forensics tools, such as Volatility and Foremost.

  • Introduction to Mobile Forensics Course — 00:43:50
    • K0138, K0269, K0438, S0075

      Get an introduction to mobile forensics and the challenges mobile devices present to investigators in this overview course.

  • Passwords and Encryption Course — 00:49:37
    • Discover key forensics concepts and best practices related to passwords and encryption, including how to gain access to a suspect’s device.

  • Data Hiding Course — 00:40:03
    • K0184, K0305, S0071, S0092

      Explore how cryptographic hashing, stenography and other techniques are used to hide data, as well as how that data can be discovered.

  • Email and Browser Forensics Course — 02:00:31
    • K0133, S0065

      Explore a variety of concepts around email and browser forensics and learn how those concepts are applied in this eleven-video course.

  • Aspects of Hard Drives Course — 00:44:19
    • Learn about technical aspects of hard drives and how they relate to computer forensics as you progress through this course.

  • Digital Evidence and Legal Issues Course — 01:52:18
    • Explore potential legal issues related to digital evidence, review citizens’ rights and gain insight into real-world cases in this computer forensics course.

  • File and Operating System Forensics Course — 01:24:45
    • Explore a variety of concepts around file and operating forensics and learn how those concepts are applied in this eight-video course.

  • New and Emerging Technologies Course — 01:05:11
    • K0130, K0610, S0090

      Explore how new and emerging technologies are affecting forensics, including virtualization, social networks and gaming.

  • Memory Forensics Course — 00:19:01
    • K0268, S0062, S0090, S0091

      Learn all about memory forensics, including using popular tools, conducting live analysis and carrying out basic forensics processes in this brief course.

  • Network Forensics Concepts Course — 00:50:14
    • K0001, K0004, K0017, K0100, K0118, K0122, K0128, K0129, K0132, K0133, K0179, K0255, K0304, K0371, K0433, K0486, K0489, K0573, S0120

      Develop your knowledge of network forensics concepts, tools and techniques as you progress through this five-video course.

  • File Systems Course — 00:45:22
    • Learn all about file systems, including essential topics related to finding and uncovering data, as well as the tools used to do so.

  • Computer Forensics Investigations Course — 02:21:38
    • K0017, K0107, K0118, K0125, K0133, K0304, K0573, S0047, S0068, S0071

      Take a deep dive into the process of conducting computer forensics investigations, including procedures, methodology, tools and reporting.

  • Computer Forensics as a Profession Course — 00:27:15
    • Learn what it’s like to be a computer forensics professional in this introductory course covering duties, procedures and practical advice.

  • CCFE Practice Exam Assessment — 00:25:00
  • CCFE Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:25:00

Syllabus

What you will learn

This learning path builds your computer forensics skills and prepares you to earn your Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE) certification. You’ll learn the foundations of computer forensics as you progress through 16 courses tied to the primary CCFE certification exam objectives. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared to earn your CCFE certification and have a proven base of knowledge around conducting computer forensics investigations.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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