Digital Media Investigations
16 Hours / 2-Day

This two-day course is designed for the investigator/examiner entering the field of digital forensics and provides the fundamental knowledge to comprehend and investigate incidents involving electronic devices.

What is Digital Forensics

Items covered include:

  • A general overview of the world of digital forensic investigations.

Reasons for a Forensic Investigation

Items covered include:

  • Discussions on the events that would lead to a request for a forensic examination.

Discuss the types of forensic analysis

Items covered include:

  • An outline of the different types of analysis the examiner will encounter
  • Discussions on the challenges of each and questions that need to be asked before an examination begins
  • A description of the forensic and incident response process.

Incident Response Process

Items covered include:

  • Discussions on the role of the first responder
  • An outline of the stages of the incident response
  • A review of the best practices in evidence collection
  • Practical’s in evidence recovery
  • A review of the concept of a digital fingerprint, HASHing.

Microsoft Windows Triage Analysis

Items covered include:

  • A review of the forensic examination steps on a Windows system
  • Learning about the key areas of evidential interest pertaining to user activity on the host system
  • Exercises in the analysis of collected evidence using industry standard tools.


To get the most out of this class, you should:

  • Have minimal experience of forensic examinations.

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