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

This course introduces the fundamental principles of computer crime investigation processes. Topics include crime scene/incident processing, information gathering techniques, data retrieval, collection and preservation of evidence, preparation of reports and court presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to identify cyber crime activity and demonstrate proper investigative techniques to process the scene and assist in case prosecution.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the principles of computer crime investigation
  • Utilize proper and legal investigative techniques
  • Securing the crime scene
  • Establishing the chain of command

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Collection Operations
  • Digital Forensics
  • Legal Advice and Advocacy