About this course:
This cyber security certification training series covers everything you need to know about becoming a certified digital forensics examiner. Students will learn about computer forensic incidents, the investigation process, disk storage concepts, digital acquisition & analysis, forensic examination protocols, digital evidence protocols, CFI theory, digital evidence presentation, computer forensic laboratory protocols, computer forensic processing, digital forensics reporting, specialized artifact recovery, e-Discovery and ESI, cell phone forensics, USB forensics, incident handling, PDA forensics, and investigating harassment.
As a Certified Digital Forensics Examiner you will have learned electronic discovery and advanced investigation techniques, and hold computer forensic knowledge that will help organizations recognize, seize, preserve and present digital evidence. You will be certified in using forensically sound investigative techniques in order to evaluate the scene, collect and document all relevant information, interview appropriate personnel, maintain chain-of custody, and write a findings report.
The average salary for a Certified Digital Forensics Examiner is $75,660 per year.
Upon completion, Certified Digital Forensics Examiner students will be able to establish industry acceptable digital forensics standards with current best practices and policies. Students will also be prepared to competently take the C)DFE exam.
The 9 Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE) Domains are as follows:
- Law, Ethics and Legal Issues
- The Investigation Process
- Computer Forensic Tools
- Hard Disk Evidence Recovery & Integrity
- Digital Device Recovery & Integrity
- File System Forensics
- Evidence Analysis & Correlation
- Evidence Recovery of Windows-Based Systems
- Network and Volitile Memory Forensics
- Report Writing
- Security Officers
- IS Managers
- Agents/Police Officers
- Data Owners
- IT managers
- IS Manager/Officers
- A minimum of 1 year in computers
Suggested prerequisite courses:
Digital Forensics Tools and Techniques