If you desire to acquire the knowledge or skill set to identify, track and bring the cyber criminals to justice, then this course is the right choice for you. 

The most sought-after information security certification in the field of Computer Forensic Investigation. Designed to reinforce the skills of the new generation of cyber sleuths.

This course presents a detailed methodological approach to computer forensics and evidence analysis. It is a comprehensive course covering major forensic investigation scenarios that enable students to acquire hands-on experience on various forensic investigation techniques and standard tools necessary to successfully carry-out a computer forensic investigation. 

Download EC-Council Certification Track (pdf)

Objectives

This course helps students 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. 

Audience

This course is aimed to:

All IT professionals involved with information system security, computer forensics, and incident response. 

Prerequisites

It is strongly recommended that you attend the CEH class before enrolling into CHFI program. 

Characteristics

The course has the following characteristics:

  • It is structured in thematic units, each of them presents a part of the theory followed by practical exercises of review and understanding.
  • The material used is in English and includes theory, practical exercises and complementary information.
  • Includes an EC-Council certification exam.
  • A certificate of completion is delivered.
  • Has a duration of 5 days.
  • Has a minimum capacity of 5 and a maximum of 25 participants. 

Exam

The certification exam has the following characteristics:

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 4 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice
  • Test Delivery: Prometric Prime / Prometric APTC / VUE 

Topics

The course has the following topics:

  1. Computer Forensics in Today’s World

  2. Computer Forensics Investigation Process

  3. Searching and Seizing Computers

  4. Digital Evidence

  5. First Responder Procedures

  6. Computer Forensics Lab

  7. Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems

  8. Windows Forensics

  9. Data Acquisition and Duplication

  10. Recovering Deleted Files and Deleted Partitions

  11. Forensics Investigation Using AccessData FTK

  12. Forensics Investigation Using EnCase

  13. Steganography and Image File Forensics

  14. Application Password Crackers

  15. Log Capturing and Event Correlation

  16. Network Forensics, Investigating Logs and

  17. Investigating Network Traffic

  18. Investigating Wireless Attacks

  19. Investigating Web Attacks

  20. Tracking Emails and Investigating Email Crimes

  21. Mobile Forensics

  22. Investigative Reports

  23. Becoming an Expert Witness

Advantages offered by Global Lynx

Our instructors are certified in different EC Council, Information Security, Cloud Computing and Risk Management disciplines and have an extensive experience in:

  • The design and implementation of Information Security Management Systems in the private and in the public sector.

  • The selection, implementation and configuration of tools and controls which support the Information Security management and which are the ones of most standing and acknowledgement in the market.

  • First and second level audits for Information Security Management Systems.

  • Teaching various ITSM, ISO, Information Security and Risk Management courses in the academic and professional field. 

The participant receives a high quality, didactic material in English developed by EC-Council.