National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Students explore forensics and the investigation processes. Students explore current computer forensics tools, conduct live computer forensic analysis, conduct e-mail investigations, recovery of graphics files and data carving, and engage in report writing for high-tech investigations.

Learning Objectives

  • Given a scenario, explain the appropriate actions and activities in each phase of the incident handling life cycle.
  • Demonstrate the tools and techniques used in an initial response.
  • Given a scenario, determine the best course of action regarding the searching and seizing of digital evidence without a warrant.
  • Explain the methods of integrating forensics in the incident handling process.
  • Explain the investigative process and reconstruction.
  • Explain the use of digital evidence in a courtroom.
  • Identify forensic examination tools and techniques for Windows systems

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.