National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course introduces the unique skills and methodologies necessary to assist in the investigation and prosecution of cyber crimes. Topics include hardware and software issues, recovering erased files, overcoming encryption, advanced imaging, transient data, Internet issues and testimony considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to recover digital evidence, extract information for criminal investigation and legally seize criminal evidence.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand The Digital Forensics Profession
  • Understand The Process of Digital Forensics
  • Processing Crime Scenes
  • Performing Digital Forensics in Different Operating Systems
  • The New Emerging Areas of Digital Forensics
  • Report Writing
  • Providing Expert Testimony
  • Ethics for Witnesses

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.