Foundations in Digital Forensics – Certification Course (Live Remote Training – UTC) – January 2023
5-day Certification Intermediate Course
This is a 5-day certification course is designed for the investigator/examiner entering the field of digital forensics that provides the fundamental knowledge to comprehend and investigate incidents involving electronic devices. The course begins with detailed discussions on digital forensic examination principles and first responder responsibilities. Using industry core principles students will learn how to forensically collect and image evidence for examination and how digital fingerprints can be used to verify data integrity.
Attendees will gain insight into partitioning structures and disk layouts and the effects of formatting volumes that contain existing data. The course covers in-depth analysis and functionality of the FAT File System and its related metadata pertaining to stored objects within the volume. File management and directory structure characteristics will be examined in detail as well as techniques for discovering potential evidence that may be pivotal to a successful examination. Midway within the course students will learn of core artifacts of interest in a Windows-based examination, focusing on user interaction with files and applications through typical daily use and account ownership analysis. This is a certification course where attendees can participate in the optional exam conducted at the conclusion of the course.
Students will use a variety of open source and leading forensic applications to examine key artifacts through multiple hands-on labs and student exercises.
Course cost: $2,995
About the Trainer
What is Live Remote Synchronous Training?
Remote Synchronous Training (RST) allows the attendee to participate in a structured training courses remotely, in the comfort of your own office. It eliminates travel costs and provides a fully interactive environment, just like being in the classroom! RST delivery is specifically designed to simulate a live learning environment. Students have two-way communication with the instructor as well as the other students in the class using a typical hardware setup from their remote location. Instructors can monitor and interact with all students at the same time. When needed, instructors can assist students by physically interacting with his/her assigned machine in the Spyder Forensics remote classroom.
Why choose a Remote class?
Content is delivered exactly the same as in our live classes · Full interaction with the trainer and other course attendees · No travel costs and enjoy the class at your preferred location · Receive the same courseware as an in-person class, i.e. page color printed student manual for post class reference, USB with datasets and student files · Use of unique datasets developed by Spyder Forensics covering all artifacts covered in this class and others in our curriculum · Post class access the Spyder Forensics Academy (LMS) for supplementary courseware and online electronic version of the training manual
What you will need:
A computer (Windows or Apple) connected to the internet allowing access to GoToTraining™ for instructor delivery and Splashtop Streamer to interact with the remote classroom PC · A microphone to interact via voice with the class (not required as Chat window is always available) · Speakers to hear the class being delivered · Preferred 2 monitors to open multiple windows (GoToTraining and Splashtop windows)
What you will receive:
Printed course manual · USB containing course files · Access to the Spyder Forensics Academy · Course certificate