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Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

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Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) Course Outline

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CHFI, short for Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator, course delivers the security discipline of digital forensics from a vendor-neutral perspective. CHFI is a comprehensive course covering major forensic investigation scenarios and the course enables students to acquire necessary hands-on experience with various forensic investigation techniques and standard forensic tools necessary to successfully carry out a computer forensic investigation leading to prosecution of perpetrators.

CHFI certification will give participates (Law enforcement personnel, system administrators, security officers, defense and military personnel, legal professionals, bankers, security professionals, and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure) the necessary skills to perform an effective digital forensics investigation.

CHFI presents a methodological approach to computer forensics including searching and seizing, chain-of-custody, acquisition, preservation, analysis and reporting of digital evidence.

Target Audience
The CHFI program is designed for all IT professionals involved with information system security, computer forensics, and incident response.

Police and other law enforcement personnel
Defense and Military personnel
e-Business Security professionals
Systems administrators
Legal professionals
Banking, Insurance and other professionals
Government agencies
IT managers

Course Outline

Computer Forensics in Todayís World

Computer Forensics Investigation Process

Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems

Operating System Forensics

Defeating Anti- forensics Techniques

Data Acquisition and Duplication

Network Forensics

Investigating Web Attacks

Database Forensics

Cloud Forensics

Malware Forensics

Investigating Email Crimes

Mobile Forensics

Investigative Reports

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