DF201 – Intermediate Digital Forensic Analysis: Automated Forensic Tools (IDFA-AFT)
This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to perform a limited digital forensic examination, validate hardware and software tools, and effectively use digital forensic suites and specialized tools. The course begins with a detailed explanation of the digital forensic examination process, including documentation, case management, evidence handling, validation, and virtualization. Students learn to use today’s leading commercial and open-source digital forensic suites: Magnet Forensics Axiom®, X-Ways Forensics™, and Autopsy®. Instruction on each suite will include an interface overview, configuration, hashing, file signature analysis, keyword searching, data carving, bookmarking, and report creation.
Students who complete this course and pass the post-test are eligible for 1.0 point toward the 3CE certification
Key concepts covered in this course include:
Digital forensic process
Effective tool usage
Who Should Attend
This course is intended for law enforcement personnel with experience with acquisition and examination of digital evidence.