Learning Path

Digital Forensics Concepts

    Syllabus

  • Preservation of evidence/On scene triage Course — 00:27:45
    • K0002, K0004, K0042, K0060, K0070, K0078, K0109, K0117, K0179, K0183, K0186, K0187, K0188, K0254, K0301, K0372, K0573, S0062, S0067, S0069, S0074, S0087, S0091, S0131, S0156, S0266

      Explore the details of digital device triage.

  • Digital Forensics Project Course — 00:28:22
    • K0005, K0017, K0118, K0128, K0133, K0134, K0182, K0187, K0304, S0047, S0065, S0071

      Practice your digital forensics knowledge with this project.

  • Reporting and peer review Course — 00:28:39
    • K0315, K0354, K0451, S0003

      A look at the importance of reporting and peer review.

  • Network basics Course — 00:25:46
    • K0001, K0004, K0106, K0393, K0471, K0489, K0034, K0058, K0179, K0221, K0332, K0565, S0236, S0187

      A look at network basics for the computer forensics investigator.

  • Key word and grep searches Course — 00:33:29
    • K0070, K0131, K0185, K0535, S0011, S0195, S0220

      Explore the details of keyword and grep searches.

  • Creating a disk image Course — 01:01:45
    • K0017, K0070, K0118, K0119, K0128, K0132, K0182, K0185, K0187, K0372, K0573, S0047, S0065, S0071, S0075, S0091

      In this course, you’ll explore the importance of creating a disk image.

  • Hash values and file hashing Course — 00:20:17
    • K0070, K0117, K0187, K0277, K0396, S0089, S0298

      A look at hash values and hash algorithms.

  • Recognizing and collecting digital evidence Course — 00:27:50
    • K0001, K0004, K0005, K0122, K0125, K0128, K0131, K0132, K0133, K0145, K0182, S0065, S0068, S0071, S0075, S0090, S0091

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

  • The investigative process Course — 00:16:20
    • K0005, K0017, K0078, K0118, K0119, K0122, K0132, K0133, K0134, K0304, S0032, S0047, S0069, S0091, S0133

      An introduction to the scientific principles of digital forensics.

  • Legal considerations and search authority Course — 00:39:00
    • K0003, K0017, K0123, K0125, K0155, K0156, K0168, K0304, S0047, S0133

      In this course, you’ll explore the laws that apply to digital forensics.

  • Introduction to Digital Forensics Course — 00:33:40
    • K0001, K0004, K0017, K0060, K0304, S0131

      An introduction to computer forensics, methodologies and tools.

  • Digital Forensics Concepts Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:14:30

Syllabus

What you will learn

In the Digital Forensics Concepts path, the student will learn about legal considerations applicable to computer forensics and how to identify, collect and preserve digital evidence. This path dives into the scientific principles relating to digital forensics and gives the student a close look at on-scene triaging, keyword lists, grep, file hashing, report writing and the profession of digital forensic examination.

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Meet the author

At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

Meet the author

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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