Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Battles between corporations, governments, and countries are no longer fought using physical force. Cyber war has begun and the consequences can be seen in everyday life. With the onset of sophisticated cyber-attacks, the need for advanced cyber security and investigation training is a mandate in the present day. Click here to download detailed Brochure.
If you or your organization requires the knowledge or skills to identify, track, and prosecute the cybercriminals, then this is the course for you.
This course helps to excel in digital evidence acquisition, handling and analysis in a forensically sound manner. Acceptable in a court of law, these skills will lead to successful prosecutions in various types of security incidents such as data breaches, corporate espionage, insider threats and other intricate cases involving computer systems.
Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to understand:
- The process of investigating cyber-crime, laws involved, and the details in obtaining a search warrant.
- The different types of digital evidence, rules of evidence, digital evidence examination process, and electronic crime and digital evidence consideration by crime category.
- The roles of first responder, first responder toolkit, securing and evaluating electronic crime scene, conducting preliminary interviews, documenting electronic crime scene, collecting and preserving electronic evidence, packaging and transporting electronic evidence, reporting the crime scene.
- How to recover deleted files and deleted partitions in Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
- The process involved in forensic investigation using Access Data FTK and Encase Steganography and its techniques, Steganalysis, and image file forensics.
- Password Cracking Concepts, tools, types of password attacks and how to investigate password protected file breach
- The different types of log capturing techniques, log management, time synchronization, log capturing tools.
- How to investigate logs, network traffic, wireless attacks, and web attacks.
- How to track e-mails and investigate e-mail crimes and many more.
- How to write investigative reports.
The program is designed for all IT professionals involved with information system security, computer forensic examiners, lawyers and advocates, digital forensics and incident response personnel, government institutions and law makers.
CHFI study and revision classes start every 3rd Week of the month.
Duration: 40 contact hours
Tuition Fee: US $1500
Flexible class times available are
- Boot camp (8-4 pm; daily for 5 days);
- Evening classes (6:30pm to 9:30 pm) – weekly on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
- Weekend classes on Saturday’s 9-4pm for 4 weeks.
You must register for a class at least a week in advance of the class; else you miss and wait for next in take; following Monday, third week of the month.
CHFI Fees Breakdown
|Study option/Presence||Fees (USD)|
|Lunch and Refreshments||30|
- Lectures 20
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 40 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes
- Computer Forensics in Today’s World
- Computer Forensics Investigation Process
- Searching and Seizing Computers
- Digital Evidence
- First Responder Procedures
- Computer Forensics Lab
- Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
- Windows Forensics
- Data Acquisition and Duplication
- Forensics Investigation using Access Data FTK
- Forensics Investigation Using Encase
- Steganography and Image File Forensics
- Application Password Crackers
- Network Forensics, Investigating Logs and Investigating Network Traffic
- Investigating Wireless Attacks
- Investigating Web Attacks
- Tracking Emails and investigating Email Crimes
- Mobile Forensics
- Investigative Reports
- Becoming an Expert Witness