Digital Forensics Expert - Training

This course is mapped to Digital Forensics Expert Certification Exam from US-Council.

This course is designed for experienced security professionals and deals with the theory and practice of digital forensics. It covers a wide range of topics all the way from basic disk forensics to smartphone and mobile forensics. This course will equip cyber investigators with the right skills and tools to perform a complete digital forensic analysis and investigation.

The course will cover:

  • Introduction
  • What is Cyber Forensics
  • Understanding the Science of Forensics
  • Classifications of Cybercrimes
    • E-Mail Spoofing
    • Cyber defamation
    • Data Diddling
    • Industrial Espionage
    • Hacking
    • Online Frauds
    • Pornographic Offenses
    • Software Piracy
    • Computer Sabotage
    • E-Mail Bombing
    • Computer Network Instructions
    • Password Sniffing
    • Identity Theft
  • Cybercrime: The Legal Perspectives
  • Cybercrime: An Indian Perspective
  • Cybercrime and Information Security
  • Cybercrime and the Indian ITA 2000
    • Hacking and the Indian Law(s)
  • Introduction
  • IT Security Organization
    • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Career paths in Cybersecurity
    • Assurance and Compliance Security Audit
    • Types of Assurance and Compliance
    • Network Security
    • Cybercrime Investigation and Litigation
    • Computer Forensics
  • Cybersecurity Certifications
  • Introduction
  • Cybercrime and the Legal Landscape around the World
    • Online Safety and Cybercrime Laws
    • Cybercrime Law Scenario in the Asia-Pacific Region
    • Cybercrime and Federal Laws in the US
    • The EU Legal Framework for Information Privacy to Prevent Cybercrime
    • Cybercrime Legalization in the African Region
  • Why do we need Cyberlaws: The Indian Context
  • The Indian IT Act
    • Admissibility of Electronic Records: Amendments made in Indian ITA 2000
    • Positive aspects of the ITA 2000
    • Weak Areas of the ITA 2000
  • Challenges to Indian Law and Cybercrime Scenario in India
  • Amendments to the Indian IT Act
    • Overview of changes made to the Indian IT Act
    • Impact of IT Act Amendments on Information Technology Organizations
  • Cybercrime and Punishment
  • Cyberlaw, Technology and Students: Indian Scenario
  • Introduction
  • Historical background of computer forensics
  • The Need for Computer Forensics
  • What is Computer Forensics?
    • What you can do with computer forensics
    • Incident Response vs. Computer Forensics
    • How computer forensics tools work
  • Digital Forensics Life Cycle
    • The Digital Forensics Process
    • The Phases in Computer Forensics / Digital Forensics
    • Precautions to be taken while collecting Electronic Evidence
  • Knowledge Base needed for Computer Forensics
    • Hardware
    • Operating Systems
    • Networks
  • Learning Computer Forensics
    • Where and How to get training?
    • Where and How to get certified
  • Gathering the Tools of the Trade
    • Write Blockers
    • Drive Kits
    • External Storage
    • Screwdriver Kits
    • Antistatic bags
    • Forensic Workstation
  • Choosing Forensic Software
    • Open Source Software
    • Commercial Software
  • Chain of Custody
    • Maintaining Chain of Custody
    • Evidence Tracking
  • Storing Evidence
    • Securing your Evidence
    • Organizing your Evidence
    • Disposing of Old Evidence
  • Challenges in Computer Forensics
    • Technical Challenges: Understanding the Raw Data and its Structure
    • The Legal Challenges in Computer Forensics and Data Privacy Issues
  • Forensics Auditing
  • Anti-forensics
  • The Forensics data landscape
    • Active Data
    • Unallocated space
    • Slack space
    • Mobile Devices
    • External Storage
  • Locations Where Evidence May Reside
    • Storage Media
    • Hardware Interfaces
    • File Systems
    • File Format
    • File Types
    • Header Analysis
  • Recovering Data
    • Physical Damage
    • Logical Damage
    • File and Metadata Carving
    • Known File Filtering
  • The Forensic Imaging
    • Forensic Imaging Method Pros and Cons
  • Creating Forms
    • Chain of Custody Forms
    • Standard Operating Procedures Manual
    • Report Forms
  • Live Forensics
    • When live forensics is the best option
    • Tools for Live forensics
  • Capturing Evidence
    • Creating forensic images of Internal Hard drives
    • Creating Forensics Images of External Drives
    • Creating Forensics Images of Network Shares
    • Mobile Devices
    • Servers
  • Non-traditional Digital Forensics
    • Non-traditional digital forensic techniques
    • Volatile Artifacts
    • Encrypted File Systems
    • Mobile Devices: Smart Phones and Tablets
    • Solid State Drives
    • Virtual Machines
  • Introduction
  • Understanding Cellular Device Concepts
    • The Basics
    • Understanding the types of Cellular Networks
    • Cell Phones: Hardware and Software Features
    • The Apps
  • Hand-Held Devices and Digital Forensics
    • Mobile Phone Forensics
    • PDA Forensics
    • Smartphone Forensics
    • iPhone Forensics
    • Challenges in Forensics of the Digital Images and Still Camera
    • Forensics of the BlackBerry Wireless Device
  • Toolkits for Hand-Held Device Forensics
    • EnCase
    • Device Seizure and PDA Seizure
    • Cellebrite
    • Magnet Acquire
    • Oxygen Software
  • What evidence can you get from a Mobile Device
  • Seizing Evidence from a Phone
  • An illustration on Real Life Use of Forensics
  • Techno-legal challenges with evidence from hand-held devices
    • Generally accepted evidence principles
    • Mobile phone evidence guidelines
    • Battery and memory storage considerations from forensics perspective
  • Hard Drive Specifications
    • General Harddrive Facts
    • RAID
  • Characteristics of Physical Drives
    • Describe current hard drive technologies
    • Hard drive geometry
    • Calculate storage capacities using C.H.S and L.B.A
  • Describe the boot process
    • The Boot Process and Drive Lettering
    • Identify the forensic issues associated with CMOS
    • Differentiate between operating systems and file systems
    • Limitations of using letters to define volumes
  • What are we looking for?
    • Determining where the data went
    • LNK files
    • Shellbags
    • Recovering Log files
    • The Registry
    • Windows Swap file
    • Index.dat
    • Memory Analysis
    • How to deal with Encrypted drives and files
  • Investigating Leaks
    • Reviewing the Registry Files
    • Identifying LNK files
    • Using File System Meta-data to investigate
  • Email Forensics
    • How E-Mail works
    • Email Headers
    • Email files
    • Tracing Emails
    • Email Server Forensics
  • The Recycle Bin
    • Function of the Windows Recycle Bin
    • Differences in the Recycle Bin on FAT and NTFS systems
    • What information can be recovered from the INFO2 file
    • What happens when a file is deleted or removed from the Recycle Bin
    • What happens when a user empties the Recycle Bin
    • How information can be retrieved when items are removed from Recycle Bin
    • Describe the forensic implications of files located in the Recycle Bin
    • Describe the function of the Orphan folder
  • Common Windows Artifacts
    • Thumbs.db file
    • Define Thumbs.db behaviour
    • Identify thumbnail graphics
  • Windows Registry
    • Function of the Windows registry
    • How the registry is organized
    • Forensic issues associated with multiple profiles on Windows systems
    • Registry Artifacts
      • NTUSER.DAT file
      • SAM file
      • SYSTEM file
      • SOFTWARE file
      • SECURITY file
  • Tracking USB Devices
    • Function of the Mounted Devices Manager
    • Forensic benefits of tracking drive identification
    • Determine when removable media was last inserted in the system
    • Determine when removable media was first inserted in the system
    • Resolve who was logged on when a device was inserted
    • Other methods of identification of removable media
  • Network Packet Analysis
    • What is a Packet
    • Network Traffic Analysis
    • Log Files
    • HTTP Sniffer
    • Web Traffic
  • Router Forensics
    • Router Basics
    • Types of Router Attacks
    • Gathering evidence from Router
  • Firewall Forensics
  • Documenting your findings
    • What you were asked to do
    • What you reviewed
    • What you found
    • What your findings mean
  • Types of Reports
    • Informal Report
    • Incident Report
    • Internal Report
  • Explaining your work
    • Define Technical Terms
    • Explain Atifacts
    • Writing Reports for
    • Court Creating Exhibits
  • Electronic Discovery Reference Model - EDRM
  • EDRM Life Cycle
  • Phases in EDRM
    • Information Governance
    • Identification
    • Preservation
    • Collection
    • Processing
    • Review
    • Analysis
    • Production
    • Presentation
  • Types of Investigation
  • Liability and Proof
  • Tools used for E-Discovery
  • Relevant Laws

This training course is available in Classroom mode and Online Classroom mode.

Online Classroom Training can be taken from anywhere in the world.

It is an easy way to join a live classroom session. Students can log in from their homes and virtually join the class on Webex. The classroom session will be streamed online for the online classroom subscribers. The instructor will be simultaneously teaching a physical and online classroom. After the session ends, the instructor will take questions from the online classroom students and clarify any doubts.

  • Flexibility: Access to attend the course from anywhere via internet - No travel required - cost effective.
  • Learning Experience - Online classrooms are an interactive, two-way learning experience.

Kindly contact us at: info@zoomcybersense.com for more details.

Classroom / Online Classroom Schedule

Date Course Outline Price
15th November, 2019
7:30 AM (IST - GMT +5.30)
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16th December, 2019
7:30 AM (IST - GMT +5.30)
15th January, 2020
7:30 AM (IST - GMT +5.30)
Digital Forensics Expert

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