This course discusses the basic concepts of cyber security and digital forensics investigation practices. Topics include performing collection and triage of digital evidence in response to an incident, evidence collection methodologies, and forensic best practices. This is an introductory course reviewing the processes, methods, techniques and tools in support of cyber security investigations.
Understand the process of integrating forensics collection and analysis program into an organization
Recognize concepts involved in the Forensic Process
Apply necessary preparation to perform collections and incident response according to best practices
Understand methods, goals and objectives for digital forensic collection activities
Apply techniques and tools for conducting evidence collection, triage, and log analysis
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.