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Course Description

X-Ways Forensics is a 4-Day training course focused on the systematic and efficient examination of computer media using the integrated computer forensics software X-Ways Forensics. Students will learn complete and systematic methods of the computer forensics features in both WinHex and X-Ways Forensics. This includes: forensically sound disk imaging and cloning, data recovery, thorough overview of existing and deleted files on computer media, theoretical background on slack space, partially initialized space, how to find deleted partitions, what methods X-Ways Forensics finds evidence, search functions, dynamic filtering, report creation, and more! The Hands-on Exercises and the Final Practical Exam will gauge students’ proficiency, skills, and knowledge, preparing them for the X-PERT certification.

Learning Objectives

Skills Learned

,Learning Objectives ,

  • Getting Started with X-Ways Forensics
  • X-Ways User Interface
  • Creating Disk Images
  • Creating a Case-Adding Evidence Objects Part I
  • Creating a Case-Adding Evidence Objects Part II
  • Creating a Case-Adding Evidence Objects Part III
  • Timestamps Available
  • Recovering-Copying Files
  • Refining Volume Snapshots Part I
  • Refining Volume Snapshots Part II
  • Hash Databases
  • Refining Volume Snapshots Part III
  • Using Search Functions Effectively

    Framework Connections

    Specialty Areas

    • Digital Forensics
    • Cyber Investigation
    • All-Source Analysis
    • Exploitation Analysis
    • Threat Analysis