Forensics Examination Methodology Overview


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Forensics Examination Methodology Overview

This instructor led, online training course will help students better understand the methodology for conducting a computer forensic examination.


Mike Vasquez, Security+, MCSE, CISSP

Course Information

Skills Learned

  • Understand concepts in Forensics investigations
  • How to set-up a lab and how to get it accredited
  • Proper evidence gathering
  • How to find hidden information in pictures, audio, and video files
  • Mobile and Desktop OS Forensics

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is designed for IT Managers, System Administrators, Security Personnel, and other professionals who are involved with information system security, computer forensics, and incident response.


None, but we recommend that students:

  • Complete CompTIA Network+ or have equivalent knowledge
  • Understand cyber security fundamentals

Course Outline

  • Forensics Introduction: Concepts and objectives in Forensic Invesitgations
  • Digital Evidence: Considerations when dealing with digital information
  • Computer Investigations: An overview of the processes around forensic investigations
  • Computer Forensics Labs: Physical setup, tools, and lab accreditation
  • Acquiring Evidence: Properly gathering evidence
  • Storage Media: Different storage media and how it impacts forensic investigations
  • Image Files and Steganography: Hidden information in picture, audio, and video files
  • Windows Forensics: Tools, logs and other notes regarding Windows Forensics
  • Linux Forensics: Tools, logs, and other notes regarding Linux forensics
  • Mobile Forensics: Tools, logs and other notes regarding Mobile forensics
  • Network Forensics: Tools and techniques for gathering evidence from network sources
  • Attacking web applications: Tools and techniques for gathering evidence from web servers
  • Jury summons: Considerations for when a case goes to trial


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