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Alliance Introduction to Digital Forensics Certificate

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

With the evolution of technology and the significant increases in computer-based crimes, the field of computer forensics is one of the fastest growing fields in computer security. As crimes become more technologically sophisticated, the need for computer forensic experts will continue to grow throughout law enforcement and business communities. In this hands-on Alliance introductory certificate program, participants will learn how forensic experts gather evidence of computer crimes. In addition, they will learn to recognize how TV shows and newspapers, for the most part, misrepresent the forensics professions in some major ways. The class will incorporate many hands-on exercises requiring a Windows 7 or above computer. These exercises are built from Michael K. Robinson’s Digital Forensics Workbook.

36 hours

The following topics will be addressed:

  • Introduction to Computer Forensics
  • Software Write Blocking
  • Creating Forensic Images
  • File System Identification
  • Mounting Forensic Images
  • Recovering Files from Forensic Images
  • Artifacts in the Registry
  • Hashing
  • File Signature Analysis
  • File Analysis
  • Internet History
  • E-mail Header Analysis
  • Prefetch Files
  • Shortcuts/Link (.LNK) Files and Jump Lists
  • Thumbnail Caches
  • GREP Searches
  • File Carving
  • Timestamps and Timelines
  • Recovering Passwords
  • Mounting Images as Virtual Machines
  • Memory Acquisition and Analysis
  • Network Traffic

Dates: Thu/ Tues / Thu Dec 13, 18, 20, 27, Jan 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 7pm-10pm Eastern

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Date:
December 13
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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