This 4 day practical digital forensics training course will enable you to gain an understanding of static computer forensics analysis by learning about forensic principles, evidence continuity and the methodology to employ when conducting a forensic investigation. The course content covers seizure, evidence handling and data preservation, through to investigation and interpretation and finally the reporting and presentation of findings.
What will you learn?
Using practical scenarios based on Windows 7 artefacts with the latest disk technologies, you will learn the following:
- The principles and guidelines for computer forensic investigations
- The process of evidence seizure and continuity
- The forensic acquisition of an electronic device
How data is stored on electronic media
The core functionality of forensic examination software
How to identify Windows based OS forensic artefacts.
The course will also provide answers to many questions including:
- What skills and qualifications do I need to practice computer forensics?
- How and where is data actually stored on a device?
- What is the difference between forensic imaging and cloning?
- Is keyword searching an effective way to identify data on a device?
- How is hashing used in forensics?
- What happens when a user deletes a file?
- How can ‘Private’ web-browsing work?
- Can data be recovered after a 7 pass overwrite?
- Is there a backdoor to passwords and encryption?
- Who was using a computer on a particular occasion?
- How can I identify if and when a user edited or accessed a file?